To make filling, combine cream cheese, sugar, egg and salt; beat until creamy. Stir in 1/2 C chocolate chips and set aside.
Preheat oven to 350. Melt over hot (not boiling) water, remaining 1/2 C chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Remove from heat; set aside.
In small bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. In large bowl, combine sugar, vegetable oil, egg and vanilla extract; beat well. Stir in melted morsels. Gradually beat in flour mixture alternately with water.
Spoon 1/2 of batter into 16 paper-lined cupcake pans. Spoon 1 slightly rounded tablespoon filling over batter. Spoon remaining batter over filling. Bake at 350 for 23-25 minutes. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pans. Cool completely on wire racks. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
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