RECIPE: Breastfeeding Cookies

20 Apr 2020, 9:35AM

This delicious cookies are great for breastfeeding mothers!


  • 2 ½ cups of steel cut oats/rolled oats/gluten free oats
  • 4 tablespoons ground flax seeds
  • ½ cup filtered water
  • 6 tablespoons extra-virgin coconut oil
  • ¾ cup coconut sugar (or an alternative)
  • ¼ cup brewers yeast
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon himalayan salt/sea salt
  • 2/3 cup dark chocolate chips (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and line a tray with baking paper.
  2. Add 2 cups of oats into a blender, and process them into a fine flour (set the blender aside while the flour settles).
  3. In a large bowl combine the ground flax seeds with water, and stir well to mix.
  4. Add the coconut oil, coconut sugar, brewers yeast, vanilla, baking soda, and salt, and stir until well combined.
  5. Gradually stir in the oat flour until a dough is formed, then fold in the 1/2 cup of oats and dark choc chips (optional)
  6. Roll the mixture into 3cm balls and place on the lined baking sheet, then use a fork to flatten the cookies.
  7. Bake at 180 degrees for 10-12 minutes, until the cookies are lightly golden around the edges.
  8. Allow the cookies to cool for 10 minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.
  9. Eat and enjoy!