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Chewy Double-Chocolate Lactation Cookies

Rated as 4.86 out of 5 Stars

"This is the best lactation cookie recipe that I've tried. It's chewy and chocolaty, and it doesn't skimp on the key lactation ingredients: oatmeal, brewer's yeast, flax, and walnuts."
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22 m servings 177
Original recipe yields 36 servings (36 cookies)


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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Beat sugar, butter, and shortening together in a bowl using an electric mixer until creamy. Add water, egg, and vanilla extract and mix well. Add flour, flaxseed meal, cocoa powder, yeast, salt, and baking soda. Mix well. Fold oats, chocolate chips, and walnuts into the dough.
  3. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until edges are golden, about 12 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes; transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 177 calories; 10.3 20.2 2.9 12 73 Full nutrition

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These were by far the best boobie cookies I have made and my sister in law just asked me to make her another batch. She even gave some to a friend of hers so now I have to make more, lucky me. I...

This is my first time baking cookies from scratch!! These are amazing and I will definitely be making more!!! So easy to do!! This recipe makes a good batch, also!!

I made these for my daughter-in-law and out of the three types of lactation cookies I’ve made - these are the best. We kept some for ourselves. I didn’t have, nor did I know, if she liked nuts s...

I don't use walnuts, so the batter is very thin like cake batter. I use another 2 cups of flour and bake as directed. They're super yummy!!

I made a few alterations. I used almond extract instead of vanilla, and sense im diabetic i used truvia baking sugar and Hershey kitchen sugar free chocolate chips. Those are so good and do not ...

They're great! I didn't have all the ingredients, so I substituted the shortening for coconut oil, replaced the chocolate chips with dark chocolate hazelnut bar, accidentally added some bakin...