1I add allspice and pumpkin pie spice to taste.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cookie sheet
In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, then stir in pumpkin and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, nutmeg and spices: gradually mix into the creamed mixture. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop dough by tablespoon onto cookie sheet.