Preheat oven to 375 F degrees.
Spoon flour into measuring cup level with a knife and add to a small bowl. Add baking powder and salt; whisk to combine.
In a large bowl, mix the applesauce, brown sugar and coconut oil; beat with a mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy (about 2 minutes). Then beat in vanilla and egg until well blended.
Add flour mixture; beat at low speed until well-blended. Then fold in chips.
Drop by level tablespoons 2 inches apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375F degrees for 10 minutes or until almost set.
Cool for 2 to 3 minutes or until firm. Remove cookies from pan; cool on wire racks.
Recipe inspired by [url href="http://www.cookinglight.com/food/recipe-finder/healthy-cookies/healthy-puffed-up-chocolate-chip-cookies-recipe"]Cooking Light[/url]
Serving: 2g | Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 83mg | Potassium: 72mg | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 0.5mg