Taste of the County: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies


1 cup of shortening
2 cups of sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp of vanilla
1 can of pumpkin
4 cups of flour
1 1/2 tsp of baking soda
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1 cup of chocolate chips


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Cream sugar and shortening until smooth, beat eggs one at a time.

Scrape the bowl after each addition.

Add vanilla and pumpkin. Mix until well blended.

Combine flour and spices until well blended.

Stir in chocolate chips.

Bake for 12015 minutes.