Cream butter, sugar, and pumpkin puree. Add in egg and mix thoroughly.
In a separate bowl combine dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, pudding mix, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves.
Combine wet and dry ingredients.
Stir in chocolate chips.
Use a cookie scoop to drop dough onto parchment lined baking sheet.
Bake at 350 degrees for 13-15 minutes, until edges look set.
Let cool on pan for 10 minutes.
Transfer to wire rack and cool completely before eating (to allow time to set up)
Yield 3 dozen cookies.