Fortune Cookie Day

by Katie Chin, Tastemaker in Residence

September 13th is Fortune Cookie Day! Use this simple recipe for a snack, party favor or just a way to have some fun with the kids. 

24 fortune cookies
2 cups white candy coating, such as Candy Melts
2 cups dark chocolate candy coating, such as Candy Melts
Various sprinkles and chopped nuts


  1. Place white candy coating and dark chocolate candy coating in separate ceramic bowls. Heat white candy coating at 30 second intervals in the microwave, stirring between each interval until melted and smooth. Set aside. Repeat steps with dark chocolate candy coating. You may use a double boiler alternatively to melt candy coating.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or wax paper. Place toppings in individual small bowls. Dip each cookie in either white candy coating or dark chocolate candy coating. Decorate with toppings as you desire. Place on cookie sheet. Once cookie sheet is full, place in freezer for 5 minutes to set. Store in an airtight container.