Beat cream cheese, sugar, egg and salt until smooth. Add food coloring to make mixture a bright orange. Stir in chips then set aside.
2For cupcakes, combine all ingreedients in order in a large bowl, blending on low. Fill cupcake cups 2/3 full then add 1 tablespoon of the orange filling to the top of the cupcake. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
3You can usually find cute Halloween or fall designed cupcake papers - adds to the festiviveness!