• Ingredients
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  • In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and white sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time. Stir in the vanilla and pumpkin until well blended. Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg; stir into the pumpkin mixture. Mix in the chocolate chips. Stir in the walnuts if desired. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  • Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until edges begin to brown. Allow to cool for a few minutes on the baking sheets before removing to wire racks to cool completely.

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving  Calories: 75 | Total Fat: 3.2g | Cholesterol: 5mg Powered by ESHA Nutrient Database Nutritional Information Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookies Servings Per Recipe: 84 Amount Per Serving Calories: 75

  • Total Fat: 3.2g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Sodium: 71mg
  • Total Carbs: 11g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 0.4g
  • Protein: 0.9g