Place rack just above center and preheat to 350 degrees
Line two baking sheets with parchment paper
In a medium bowl, whisk the flour, baking soda, baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Set aside
Using a hand mixer, beat shortening and sugar on medium high until light and fluffy. Add egg and pumpkin puree. Mix completed and scrape down sides as needed. Reduce speed to low and add dry ingredients until just combined.
Using a cookie scoop place cookie dough 2 inches apart on baking sheet.
Bake 15-18 minutes until edges are golden brown
Remove and cool on baking sheet for 5-10 minutes. Must completely cool before frosting.