1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
2 1/2 cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup raisins
Heat oven to 375°. Grease cookie sheet with shortening. Mix butter and sugars in large bowl with spoon. Beat in eggs. Stir in pumpkin. Stir in remaining ingredients except raisins. Fold in raisins.
Drop dough by tablespoonfuls about 2 inches apart onto cookie sheet.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set and golden. Cool 1 to 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.