Enjoy Your Milk Again With a2 Milk®

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Our family loves to enjoy milk and cookies, especially on the weekends when we stay up later and watch some of our favorites TV shows. Cookies are at their best when they are warm just from the oven, don’t you agree? The hardest part is waiting for them cool long enough to enjoy. Warm cookies paired with a tall glass of cold milk, well, family time just doesn’t get any better than this!

Enjoy Your Milk Again With a2 Milk® 

I was reluctant to give up participating in our weekend tradition due to tummy troubles. It took me awhile to realize that drinking milk was the culprit. I learned that an independent study showed that 1 in 4 Americans have discomfort after drinking milk; yet only 5-7% of the population has been clinically diagnosed with a lactose intolerance medical condition. This is me for sure, and I could not put my finger on why I would feel so bloated and rumbly after drinking milk. I asked my siblings if they were diagnosed with lactose intolerance and they all said no, but they said they had dairy sensitivity too. It is interesting that once you start asking around, that it is a very common issue.

With a2 Milk®, you can enjoy great tasting milk without any symptoms. Isn’t that great news? It’s the A1 protein that causes issues and that “Post-Dairy Digestive Discomfort.”

a2 Milk® Comes From a2 Cows!

The a2 Milk® Company has partnered with dairy farmers in upstate New York and in the Midwest to expand the herds of specially selected a2 cows that produce milk that is free from the A1 protein, so this is real milk, just the way that Mother Nature intended. It’s not the same as the chemically processed milk alternatives or the nut or bean based beverages we have seen in stores. 

Plus a2 Milk® contains approximately 6 x’s the amount of calcium as soy beverages, approximately 8 x’s the protein of almond beverages and approximately 6 x’s the potassium levels of rice beverages so you can feel great about serving it to your family.

If you love the tradition of milk and cookies, try my easy recipe for Cranberry White Chocolate Cookies. The tart from the dried cranberries pairs perfectly with the sweet white chocolate. It is made with basic ingredients that you can easily find if you don’t already have them on hand. I usually make two batches; one to enjoy with the family and one to give away.

Enjoy a2 Milk and Cookies

The ingredients are simple, which is what I love about these cookies. 

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Preheat the oven to 350º and then cream the butter, brown sugar and white sugar in a mixer for about 3 minutes until combined and fluffy. Add in the egg and vanilla and beat well.

Add flour, baking soda and salt and mix until combined.

And then fold in cranberries and white chocolate chips.

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Place tablespoon sized dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

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Do you have tummy troubles from drinking milk too? Give a2 Milk® a try and come back and tell us what you think!

You can use the store locator to find it near you and follow along on social media at Facebook and Twitter.

White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies, an easy recipe everyone will love.

 

5.0 from 4 reviews
Cranberry White Chocolate Cookies
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Recipe type: Cookies
Serves: 3 dozen
 
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup butter, softened
  • ¾ cup brown sugar, packed
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Cream butter, brown sugar and white sugar in a mixer for about 3 minutes until combined and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla and beat well.
  3. Add flour, baking soda and salt and mix until combined.
  4. Fold in cranberries and chocolate chips.
  5. Place tablespoon sized dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake 10-12 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

 

 

Vera Sweeney

I love that alternatives like this are around for those that need them! These cookies sound amazing!

Stacie @ Divine Lifesytle

I’ve never heard of A2 cows or A2 milk before. This is great news for lots of people with A1 sensitivities.

Chrystal | Nevermore Lane

These cranberry cookies look amazing. I am glad alternatives in the milk department exist for those who need them. I am not really a cow milk drinking person. I prefer the taste of nut milks. But this would be a better milk for baking!

ricci

I’m glad you found a milk alternative so you won’t have tummy troubles any more!! Great post!!

Rebecca Swenor

This a2 milk I am going to have to check out because my son has problems with his stomach as well. These cookies look delicious and who doesn’t love cookies along with their milk. I will have to try this recipe. Thanks for sharing the recipe and the milk.

Ashley

Oh yum! I love white chocolate in cookies so this recipe is right up my alley. I drink a lot of almond milk, but I’d love to use something like this for baking and cooking

maggie branch

This A2 milk sounds wonderful! We are a dairy free home because of milk tummy troubles. I believe this could really help us! Thank you for sharing!

Karissa

What a delectable looking cookie recipe! Milk and cookies have never looked better! A2 to the rescue!

Ann Bacciaglia

I will have to share this with a friend of mine. She is always saying how much she misses milk.

Eloise

I used to be a BIG milk drinker, then I had kids and that went all down the drain… some reason my chemistry in my body changed and I no longer could handle dairy! With that being said… this new crazy milk I have never heard of might be the trick to my probs! woohoo!

Tiffany Hathorn

I’m definitely lactose intolerant, but it would be nice to be able to drink milk with no issue. The cookies look tasty!

Bonnie @wemake7

This sounds like a great milk product. My hubby and son have tummy troubles like you to. Will have them try this.

Stephanie Pass

This is really interesting. I’ll be looking for it next time I’m shopping.

Lynndee

I do have tummy troubles when I drink milk. Thank you for sharing about this milk. I will surely check it out.

Debra P

Dairy does sometimes bother me so thanks for letting me know there are alternatives like this! The cookies look yummy!

Angela Kanellopoulos

I have never heard of this milk brand but its def something id love to try out along with this recipe YUM!

CourtneyLynne

Oooooo these cookies look absolutely delicious. I will have to give your recipe a pin so I can give them a try!

Travel Blogger

Those look so good. I love the sweet/sour taste of cranberries and chocolate.

Terri Beavers

I used to have tummy problems with milk but I outgrew it. Now I have a grand daughter who has them and I’m going to try this for her. I’d love to make your cookies as well.

Claudia Krusch

This sounds like a great milk product! Hubby haa tummy troubles like you to. Will show this to him!

aaronica @ the crunchy mommy

my mouth is watering over these cookies!!! i want to try these so badly! and these are the perfect cookies for milk!

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