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1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup canola oil
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 cups toasted wheat germ
1 cup quick-cooking oats
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup (6 ounces) miniature chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
In a large bowl, beat brown sugar and oil until blended. Beat in egg, then applesauce. Combine the flour, wheat germ, oats, baking powder, and salt; gradually add to brown sugar mixture and mix well. Stir in chocolate chips and walnuts.
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Flatten slightly with a glass bottom coated with cooking spray.
Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and cookies are set. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks.