Baking for a Boost: Holiday Inspired Lactation Cookies

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Baking for a Boost: Holiday Inspired Lactation Cookies

Brightly lit houses and a chill in the air make me crave peppermint. These chocolatey, peppermint cookies are the perfect holiday treat.

Ingredients:

  •  1 package of Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Milkmakers IT’S A MIX!
  •  2 Tbsp. of water (total of 4 Tbsp. water)
  •  1/4 Cup of cocoa powder
  •  5 candy canes, crushed
  • Parchment paper

Directions:

  • Follow the directions on the back of the Milkmakers IT’S A MIX bag:
  • double the water on package instructions (4 Tbsp. total)
  • add cocoa powder to butter & egg mixture before adding dry mix; mix until incorporated.
  • Crush the candy canes in a food processor, (or if you’re feeling adventurous enlist the kids by placing candy canes in a plastic bag and having them crush the pieces with a rolling pin.)
  • Fold the crushed candy canes into the cookie mixture and bake according to package instructions.
  • Line pan with parchment paper to avoid candy cane pieces sticking to the bottom of your pan.

(Note: Candy Canes contain trace amounts of peppermint which can decrease milk supply.)