In a large bowl, beat together the sugar, syrup, and oil. It will become smooth and even in consistency after a little while- make sure you keep going.
Beat in the vanilla and applesauce.
In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, soda, salt, and nutmeg.
Add dry mixture to wet – mix well.
Here comes the best part: Fold in the chocolate chips.
Form into 1″ balls (or whatever size suits your preferances better) and bake on greased sheets at 350 degrees for 6-10 minutes.
Bake these for the full 10 minutes if you prefer crunchy cookies. Larger cookies will also need longer baking time.