How to Make It
Beat shortening at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add egg and pumpkin mixing well. Combine flour and next 4 ingredients; add to pumpkin mixture. Stir in vanilla, chocolate morsels, and pecans.
Drop dough by tablespoonfuls onto lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 350˚ for 13 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.