Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Beat cake mix, sour cream, water, cocoa powder, oil, food color, eggs and vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on low speed just until moistened, scraping sides of bowl frequently. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes.
Pour batter into 24 paper-lined muffin cups, filling each cup 2/3 full. Bake 20 minutes
Cool in pan 10 minutes. Remove from pans; cool completely on wire rack. Frost with cream cheese frosting. Decorate with sprinkles, if desired.
Minty Green Cream Cheese Frosting
Stir 1/2 teaspoon McCormick Pure Peppermint Extract and 1/2 teaspoon McCormick Green Food Color into canned cream cheese frosting or Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting.
Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting
Beat 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese softened, 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter softened, 2 tablespoons sour cream and 2 teaspoons McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract in large bowl until light and fluffy.
Gradually beat in 1 box (16 ounces) confectioners’ sugar until smooth. Makes 2-1/2 cups.
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