Heat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper or silpat.
In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves. Using a mixer, beat the butter and sugars until the mixture is light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs 1 at a time, then mix in the vanilla and pumpkin puree. . Slowly beat the flour mixture into the batter in thirds. Stir in the chips. Scoop the cookie dough by heaping tablespoons onto the prepared cookie sheets and bake for 15 minutes, or until the cookies are browned around the edges. Remove the cookies from the oven and let them rest for 2 minutes. Take the cookies off with a spatula and cool them on wire racks.