1 can vanilla frosting (16 oz)
orange food coloring
12 cupcakes of your choice
assorted candies of your choice: spice drops, fruit leather, green licorice whips, candy corn, miniature and peanut M&Ms, jelly beans, etc
Tint frosting orange; frost cupcakes. Roll spice drops to 1/4-inch thickness; cut drops and fruit leather into triangles for eyes and noses.
Cut licorice into 1-inch lengths for stems. Cut licorice whips into 2-to 3-inch lengths and twist as desired for vines.
Make jack-o-lantern faces with candies.
Yield: 1 dozen