Lactation Cookies Recipe

250g Butter
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Brown Sugar
2 large Eggs
4 tablespoons Water
2 tablespoons Flaxseed meal (available at health food stores)
1 teaspoon Vanilla Essence
2 cups Flour
1 teaspoon Baking Powder
2 tablespoons (heaped) Brewers Yeast (available at health food stores)
3 cups Oats
1 cup (250g packet) Choc Chips

375 F / 180 C oven

Soak flaxseed meal in water for 3-5 mins

Cream butter and sugar. Add one egg at a time and mix well. Add vanilla and flaxseed mix, beat well. Sift dry flour, brewers yeast and baking powder together and then mix into butter mix. Add oats and choc chips, mix well. Drop spoonfuls onto baking paper on tray. Cook in oven for 8-12 mins (depending on size of cookie).

Notes: If choc chip is too sweet, it can be replaced with dark choc chip or raisins/cranberries.

Recipe makes about 50 cookies.

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