Melt the candy wafers in the microwave or in a double boiler following package instructions.
If making multiple colors, divide the melted chocolate mixture between two bowls. Add desired food coloring to one bowl according to packaging instructions or desired color you want to achieve. Alternatively, you can use colored candy melts and melt them the same way as described above.
Using two forks undermeath each cookie, dip each Oreos into the chocolate. Allow any excess coating to drip back into the bowl.Carefully transfer the cookies to a cooling rack or parchment paper and add sprinkles. Let cool for a couple of minutes and refrigerate for 30 minutes or until chocolate is set.
Drizzling chocolate on top (optional): If desired additional chocolate can be drizzled on the cookies. Re-melt the chocolate if it has set.To drizzle the chocolate use a fork or pastry piping bag with the smallest nozzle. Once finished, refrigerate again until chocolate sets.
2 Ways to melt candy wafersFollow the directions on your package as they can vary. Here are some general instructions:Double Boiler methodPlace the wafers in a heatproof bowl set on top of a saucepan of simmering water. Do not allow the water to boil and do not allow the bottom of the boil to touch the water.Stir constantly until the candies have melted and are smooth.MicrowaveHeat wafers in a microwave-safe bowl on 50% power for 30 seconds. Stir well scraping the sides of the bowl and the bottom of the bowl. If not fully melted cook 15 more seconds on 50% power and stir. Repeat until fully melted. Do not overcook.How to thin melted chocolateIf the chocolate wafers melt and are thicker than you'd like, you can stir in 1 tablespoon of melted coconut oil or shortening. Oil can also be used but start with 1/2 teaspoon. Too much will effect how the coating sets up.How to StoreStore in an airtight container with a layer of parchment paper between single layers of cookies. They can be stored at room temperature if not in a hot climate, for up to 1 week. They can be stored in the refrigerator to up to 2 weeks.