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Lactation cookies
5 from 2 votes

Lactation Cookies

Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies, gluten-free
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 22 cookies
Calories: 121kcal
Author: Ai Willis
My lactation cookies aren't very sweet, and they're super easy to make. They're the perfect cookie recipe for busy mamas!
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  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed well Use a 15oz can
  • ½ cup old fashioned oats
  • ¼ cup maple syrup can increase to ½ cup/156g for a sweeter cookie
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons light olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon fine salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons flaxseeds, ground
  • 2 tablespoons brewer's yeast
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • ½ cup dried cranberries or chocolate chips
  • ½ cup sliced almonds


  • Preheat the oven to 340°F/170°C and line a baking sheet with parchment paper, and set aside.
  • In a blender or food processor, add all the ingredients except the cranberries and almonds, and process until smooth. Stir in the cranberries and almonds.
  • Drop the dough onto the parchment paper, about a tablespoon each. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. Cool completely before enjoying.
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Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 121kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 154mg | Potassium: 147mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 3IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1mg