Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Using an electric mixer, whip the Earth Balance Spread, sugar, vanilla, maple syrup, applesauce, orange zest and fresh orange juice.
Next, mix in your gluten free flour and baking soda. Beat on low until mixed.
Gently fold in the chocolate chips.
Using a teaspoon, scoop dough balls onto a lightly oiled baking sheet or baking mat.
Bake for 11 minutes or until toothpick can be inserted into the center of a cookie and it comes out clean.