2/3 c. dairy free shortening
1/2 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. granulated sugar
1 tsp. good quality vanilla extract
1/4 c. unsweetened applesauce
1 3/4 c. all purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1 c. mini dairy free chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a mixer, combine the shortening, brown sugar, granulated sugar, vanilla and applesauce. In a separate medium bowl combine the flour, baking soda and salt with a wire whisk. Add to shortening mixture and combine until creamy. Stir in chocolate chips and drop with a cookie scooper onto prepared baking sheet.
Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly brown. Cool at least 5 minutes on baking sheet and then move to cooling racks. Enjoy!!!
NOTE: The chocolate chips had been ordered from Enjoy Life Foods.(the site offers many allergy friendly products). The ingredients are: evaporated cane juice, chocolate liquor, non-dairy cocoa butter.