These oatmeal cookies came about after searching for a lactation cookie that didn't have an acquired taste and didn't have any dairy in them. Since my daughter has a major intolerance to dairy, finding lactation support that doesn't contain dairy has been my highest priority. I couldn't find a cookie recipe that suited all my needs, so I decided to create one myself. I'm hesitant to even call these lactation cookies though. The truth is, the only ingredients in these cookies that are known to help support lactation are the oats, barley malt syrup (also found in oatmeal cream pies), and debittered brewers yeast (also known to help aid in digestion and seasonal respiratory issues). So yes, they are great for lactating moms, but they're also amazing for anyone else who may not be lactating.
The two ingredients that you may have trouble finding are going to be the barley malt syrup and the debittered brewers yeast. You should definitely get them though because they're amazing and a little goes a long way!
I use Oatmama brewers yeast and the barley malt syrup I use comes from Eden Foods.
I did find the brewers yeast at Walmart, but the barley malt syrup was only something I was able to find at Eden Foods website.