1 (15.25- to 16.5-ounce) package butter recipe chocolate cake mix
Water as directed on package
3/4 cup mini real semi-sweet chocolate chips
3 cups powdered sugar
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
Red and yellow food color*
Black decorator gel or icing
24 small green gumdrops
Crushed chocolate wafer cookies
Green licorice strands
- If crumbs are sticking to frosting, spread a very thin layer of frosting over cakes. Let stand 10 minutes or until set. Frost cakes with remaining frosting.
- Want variety in your pumpkin patch? Make 18 regular-size cupcakes and 12 mini-size cupcakes. Bake regular-size cupcakes 18-21 minutes and mini-size cupcakes 15-17 minutes.