|Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large bowl, combine the flour, oats, salt, and baking soda. Stir in the walnuts and chocolate chips.
In another bowl, mix the syrup, oil, applesauce, vanilla, and water. Stir the wet mixture into the dry ingredients just until the flour is absorbed. The batter will be fairly thick.
Drop by heaping teaspoons onto 2 non-stick cookie sheets about 1" apart. Flatten with your fingers to a thickness of about 1/4"
Bake until lightly browned on the bottom, about 12-15 minutes. Cool on wire rack. Carob chips are used in the nutrition analysis.