This is a family favorite cookie recipe
My mom used to make these for our family when I was a teenager...oh about 44 years ago ~yipes~
This recipe is for a double batch ( I come from a family of 9) I promise you that one batch is NOT enough
Pumpkin Chip Cookies
1 - 16 oz. can Crisco butter flavored shortening
2 cups sugar
1 - 29 oz. can pumpkin
4 cups flour
2 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. baking soda
3 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. vanilla
2 bags semisweet-chocolate chip morsels
Combine shortening and sugar together. Add eggs & pumpkin, mix well.
Add vanilla, salt, b. soda, b. powder and cinnamon mixing well.
Add 1 cup of flour at a time, scraping sides and bottom of bowl so that all the flour is mixed into the batter.
Add semi-choc. chips
Drop by teaspoon onto ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 400 degrees for 8-10 minutes.