FOR CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE DOUGH: Soften margarine for 20 seconds in microwave. Beat in mixer until further softened on medium.
Add sugars; make a cream with margarine.
Add applesauce and vanilla extract, then beat until combined.
Add dry ingredients, and beat again until combined.
Add ½-1 cup of vegan chocolate chips and beat gently until incorporated.
Cookie dough — done! If cookies are desired, bake at 350 for 5 minutes, rotate, then bake for 5 more minutes.
FOR PANCAKES: Whisk together dry ingredients in large mixing bowl. In pitcher, whisk together liquid ingredients. Add liquid ingredients to dry ingredients and whisk until large lumps are gone. Do not over-beat! (Otherwise pancakes will be tough).