From the title of these cookies, you can guess what new addition was just added to our family. A baby! Actually, a future Aggie class of 2037 if you take a look at the picture below. Whoop!!! We are more than blessed and are super excited to care for and see our new little one grow up!
Matt and I are not only blessed to have a little baby, but we are fortunate enough to live in a neighborhood with such great people who have visited the baby, have brought us meals, and have generously given us baby clothes, pack and plays, etc.
The cookies below were made by our friend Katie who lives just a few doors down from us. She’s a pro when it comes to motherhood as she has a one year old AND is 32 weeks pregnant and due in December! I’m very very impressed!!!
Yesterday she brought over these delicious “milk makin’ cookies” that are designed for mothers that are breastfeeding. They have nothing but wholesome ingredients that are good for the body such as whole wheat flour, whole oats, peanut butter, flax, cinnamon, chopped nuts and brewer’s yeast.
The cookies are AMAZING. I’d say you don’t have to be breastfeeding to eat these, but since I have a husband who likes cookies, I’m going to tell him “hands off!” The cookies are wholesome, sweet, filling, and I will be making these even when my daughter is all grown up!
- 1½ cups whole wheat flour
- 1¾ cups whole oats
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- 1 tsp. salt
- ¾ cup almond butter or peanut butter
- ½ cup butter, softened
- 1 cup flax
- 3 Tbsp. brewer's yeast
- ⅓ cup water
- 1 tsp. cinnamon
- ½ cup sugar
- ½ cup brown sugar
- 2 tsp. vanilla
- 2 large eggs
- 2 cups (12 oz) chocolate chips
- 1 cup chopped nuts of your choice
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- In a large bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
- In a stand mixer, combine by beating: peanut butter, butter, sugar, brown sugar, vanilla, brewer's yeast, flax and water until creamy. Then mix in the eggs.
- Gradually beat in flour mixture. Stir in nuts and chocolate chips. Slowly add oats, mixing as you go.
- Place balls of dough onto greased baking sheets. Press down on each ball lightly with a fork.
- Bake 12 minutes.