Oat Cookie Recipe to Support Breastfeeding

Lactation cookie on plate, with mug and Milk's Up breastfeeding tea next to it on table

Support breastfeeding in the tastiest way, with oat cookies and a cup of Milk's Up tea

To accompany your Milk's Up breastfeeding tea  – get baking. Try these oat cookies as they’re super easy and tasty. 

Oats are a natural galactagogue like fenugreek, fennel and anise - the key ingredients in our nursing tea.  So eating these is a great thing to do to boost or support milk supply.




120g butter

2 tablespoons honey

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

120g plain flour

120g brown sugar

180g porridge oats


  1. Melt butter with honey in a saucepan gently
  2. Take off the heat and mix in 1 teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda
  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, sugar and oats
  4. Add the honey mix to this
  5. Stir and leave to cool for 5 minutes once it is all well combined
  6. Place 12 piles of the mix on a buttered baking tray and cook for 10-15 min
  7. Let them cool, and they turn into slightly hard, chewy biscuits


You can add chocolate chips, raisins, or anything else you fancy.  But they’re a crowd pleaser, and a wee treat goes a long way in times of stress and uncertainty.  Perfect with a cup of our Milk's Up Breastfeeding Tea.

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