The cookies do get soft fairly quick. I made the icing about 1 hour before I used it and stuck it in the fridge. The cookies were soft when I used it. I crumbled them into small pieces so you could use larger ones.
I used the cookies and cream filling posted on this site for the first time today. I baked a layer of vanilla and a layer of chocolate cake and used the cookies and cream filling. I iced it with BC dream with crushed oreo's in the BC. It was FABULOUS.. Thanks for everyones help! I love this forum
I'm no expert on this since Ive only made them twice but I think it depends on the chocolate you use. I used the wilton chocolate melts once and the chocolate wasn't very thick and it did melt easily. The second time i use chocolate bark and It made the chocolate very thick and did not melt easily. Everyone liked the chocolate cake with white chocolate coating. I used heath pieces to sprinkle them with.