½ cup shortening
1 ½ c sugar
1 cup pumpkin
1 tsp vanilla
2 ¾ c flour
1 tsp of the following: baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon
Chocolate chips (as many as you desire)
Preheat oven to 350. Grease cookie sheet. Cream together shortening and sugar till light and fluffy. Beat in egg then stir in pumpkin and vanilla. Add powder, soda, salt, and cinnamon. Mix. Mix in flour. Stir in chocolate chips by hand. Bake for 15 minutes or until light brown.