Dark Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookies

Yields 3 dozen


1 c. butter-flavor Crisco

1 c. granulated sugar

1 c. canned pumpkin

1 egg

1 tsp. vanilla

2 c. flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1/2 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. salt

1 tsp. cinnamon

1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg

1 c. dark chocolate chips


In a large bowl, cream together Crisco and sugar. Add pumpkin, egg and vanilla. Blend until well combined.

In another bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add to wet ingredients. Stir until well combined. Fold in chocolate chips.

Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 for 8-10 minutes.