So sometimes it’s nice to use packaged mixes. This week was one of those times. And it was really great because it gave me these absolutely delicious pumpkin chocolate chip cupcakes with cream cheese frosting.

Plus these pumpkin chocolate chip cupcakes with cream cheese frosting come together in under an hour and only require a few ingredients!


Pumpkin chocolate chip cupcakes with cream cheese frosting

  • Author: Sofi | Broma Bakery
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 24 cupcakes 1x
  • Category: dessert
  • Method: baked
  • Cuisine: american


for the cupcakes

  • 1 package Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Bread & Muffin Mix, prepared according to directions
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips

for the frosting

  • 3 cups confectioner’s sugar
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Prepare the mix according to package directions, folding in the 3/4 cups of chocolate chips at the end. Bake according to package directions as well.
  2. On medium-high speed, combine cream cheese, butter, sugar, and vanilla until smooth. Let cool in fridge. Frost cupcakes as you wish!

Recipe from Trader Joes

Keywords: easy, semi homemade, fall, kid friendly

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