Ingredients

* 1 cup butter, softened

* 3/4 cup sugar

* 3/4 cup packed brown sugar

* 1 egg

* 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

* 2 cups all-purpose flour

* 1 cup quick-cooking oats

* 1 teaspoon baking soda

* 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

* 1 cup canned pumpkin

* 1-1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips

Directions

* In a bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, oats, baking soda and cinnamon; stir into creamed mixture alternately with pumpkin. Fold in chocolate chips.

* Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 12-13 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 4 dozen.