Preheat oven to 325F.
In a small bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt.
Add in milk, oil and vanilla and mix well. Stir in melted chocolate chips.
Spoon mixture into a prepared mini cupcake pan and bake for 15-18 minutes, or until firm.
Cool completely before frosting.
For frosting, add yellow and red food coloring to frosting, make desired orange color. Set aside. With 3 tablespoons of plain frosting, add green food coloring to make green color. Frost cupcakes with orange frosting. With green frosting stroke a green stem on the top of the mini cupcake (at 12 o’clock) to make a pumpkin.
NOTE: You can also use Greek yogurt with a hint of food dye as a low-sugar frosting substitute if you prefer.
Nutrition Facts per cupcake: 170 calories, 19 g CHO, 10 g Fat, 1 g PRO, 49 g sodium, 12 g sugar