Once you get acclimated to melting chocolate chips, you'll find you can use melted chocolate chips as a dipping chocolate, in chocolate candy recipes, dipping Coconut Oil, or Cocoa Butter, or vegetable shortening (to thin chocolate).
When melting chocolate, a drop of water causes the chocolate to seize—go from a fluid consistency to stiff and grainy—and thicken into a paste. Even when m.
If you dip anything in chocolate more than a few times a year, I highly recommend ordering a bag. Other things can be added to chocolate to help thin it out – I.