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NEW BOOK: Candy Making For Kids {+ Giveaway!}

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candy making for kids by courtney dial whitmore

Winner update: 10/5/12: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks so much to everyone that entered! And the lucky random winners are… Commenters #125 – NATALA, #14 – JOANNA, #20 – CINDY, #101 – ROBIN, #17 – ABBY, #43 – SHANNYN, #55 – SHAYNE, #102 – JULIA, #23 – NIKI & #93 – CRISTY. Congrats!

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I know that many of you are familiar with the lovely Courtney Dial Whitmore of Pizzazzerie – but what you may not already know is that her SECOND book launched today! {Congrats, Courtney!}

ABOUT THE BOOK

Following in the footsteps of her first book – Push-Up Pops – the brand spankin’ new Candy Making for Kids is packed with beautiful imagery and adorable sweets. This time, however, the treats are tailored just for the little ones, which means fun and easy ideas with no candy thermometer required! Check the entire book out right here. We’re excited to help Courtney kick off her “Blog Book Tour” today at HWTM with some sneak peeks of the book + a (pun intended) SWEET giveaway with TEN winners! ;) Scroll down for more pics + giveaway details.

candy making for kids caterpillar treats

candy making for kids lollipops

candy making for kids recipes

candy making for kids station set up

candy making for kids necklaces

candy making for kids gummy necklace

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GIVEAWAY PRIZE (10 Winners!)

Each prize includes:
– An author-signed copy of Candy Making For Kids
– Cute Whisk
– Mini Rolling Pin

HOW TO ENTER

• Post comment below telling us why you want to win!

• Giveaway ends Monday, August 6th at midnight PST. This post will be updated with the names of the TEN winners once they have been notified via email and accepted the prize. Good luck!

*Please note: Giveaway is open to US Residents only, ages 18 years old and above.

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WHERE TO FIND THE BOOK

You can purchase Candy Making For Kids here (at Amazon) or here (at Barnes and Noble).

 

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POSTED BY:jenn s.JENNIFER SBRANTI is the Founder and Creative Director of Hostess with the Mostess®, a hip and modern party planning resource.

247 responses to “NEW BOOK: Candy Making For Kids {+ Giveaway!}”

  1. Brianne says:

    My son would love this! He has inherited my love for cookbooks.

  2. Susy says:

    I love this book!

  3. LaVonne says:

    I would love to win this book & make some really yummy treats with my kids! Lots of parties & holidays coming up…This would be so fun! :)

  4. cori notton says:

    my kids love to be in the kitchen…this would be a yummy and fun way to spend a rainy day (we get lots of those in seattle!)

  5. Kara says:

    Would love to win….looks like an awesome cookbook!

  6. sweetarmy says:

    Well I am the second to comment and I love to share this book with my nieces…well even if I don’t win…I will still get the book :) to add to my collection

  7. Krystle Dendy says:

    My little girl is 5 She told me that she wants to be a chef when she grows up! Im excited that she likes cooking just like her mom

  8. Jill says:

    This would be a fun book for my son. He enjoys creating in the kitchen.

  9. Besides adoring Courtney, I’m always looking for kid-friendly recipes and cute themed treats for parties!

  10. Jen N. says:

    Such FUN ideas! I’d love the book so I could make fun treats with the kiddos in my life.

  11. Terri says:

    I would LOVE to win. I have a signed copy of push pops and need to add to my collection. My three girls and I love to bake and make fun treats so they would get a kick out of this!

  12. Linda Nguyen says:

    with a growing family full of nieces and nephews, this would be a great way to bring them all together and sit still, for awhile :) thank you!

  13. Christy S. says:

    My daughter would love to win this! She loves to help in the kitchen making cookies and other desserts.

  14. joannewhittemore says:

    What a great giveaway – would love to win.

  15. london25 says:

    Love this!!

  16. Linda Nguyen says:

    with a growing family full of nieces and nephews, this would be a great way to bring them all together and sit still, for awhile :) thank you!

  17. Abby says:

    I want to win because I’m a school teacher and this would make a great prize for in my classroom…

  18. tiffany bell says:

    I have 2 children ages 8 & 9. A boy and a girl. I am always looking for creative party ideas for them. I love making things for them to share at school to celebrate things they are studying.

  19. Ashley Strum says:

    I would love to win this for my daughter. We are always in the kitchen baking up new treats!

  20. Cindy Viehdorfer says:

    I love the concept of this book. This book will be great for my kids. This is a must have book. Looks like lots of fun/creative ideas.

  21. Ashley Whiteside says:

    I would love this book for my girls! I have 3 young girls, the oldest is starting Kindergarten this month and she and my 2 year old love helping me in the kitchen. This would be perfect for them!

  22. Jill Foster says:

    My Daughter Sophia loves crafts, cooking and making things in the Kitchen. Just got her the cutest Apron…black with Hot Pink Polka Dots and her name embroidered on it. She would absolutely love this cookbook and all the awesome ideas for making cool treats. Here favorite saying is “can I have a snack”… This Cookbook would be perfect with her new Apron!

  23. Niki says:

    I need to start getting better at including my kids in the kitchen with me. Im always in the habit of making things as quickly as I can. This would really help me to slow down and teach them some things in the kitchen with me, and have some fun while doing it!!

  24. I want to win to wow other mommies and my students at play dates and kids parties =).

  25. Crystal S says:

    I would love to win this book because I’m throwing a candy theme birthday party for my daughter and I have a feeling this would give me ton of ideas!

  26. Bianca Andrea says:

    I would love to win this book, it would be great to use with my mom's 5th grade class!

  27. Cory Mace says:

    I would love to have a copy of this. Looks like lots of fun projects I could do with my son!

  28. I would LOVE to win – My 4 year old is always in the kitchen with me and this looks like SOOO much fun!

  29. DearAbi Smith says:

    I would love to win this book because I LOVE Baking and I LOVE to do things with my daughter especially as she is getting older and is showing an interest in what I am doing and want to do it with me!

  30. DearAbi Smith says:

    I would love to win this book because I LOVE Baking and I LOVE to do things with my daughter especially as she is getting older and is showing an interest in what I am doing and want to do it with me!

  31. Adorable! I would love to win this for my kids, I make "grown up candy" with hot sugar often but they are not allowed to be part of the process due to the heat… They would be so happy to have a cookbook just for them. And candy… I mean, its CANDY!

  32. Adorable! I would love to win this for my kids, I make "grown up candy" with hot sugar often but they are not allowed to be part of the process due to the heat… They would be so happy to have a cookbook just for them. And candy… I mean, its CANDY!

  33. Danielle Smart Williams says:

    This looks like such a fun book! Would love to have it!

  34. Danielle Smart Williams says:

    This looks like such a fun book! Would love to have it!

  35. gina says:

    Such a cute book! My daughter is only 1 right now, but I look forward to getting her in the kitchen to help me. She already sits in her high chair and watches me and I bring her over to the mixer to watch. These ideas are so fun! I can see some if these ideas working for her next birthday too!

  36. I love this website. it give so much of inspiration to me. i am from the Netherlands and we don’t give big parties like you guys in the states, but i love it and i also do parties like that for my son. he will be 2 in september and i always want to make stunning and sweet things for kids. So these book would be wonderful then i would have some new ideas and inspiration to make sweet for the kids on my son b day party. Well i hope you can send the book to the Netherlands if i win :S. Just the sneak peek on this page made me smile. for sure we gonna do the neckless with girls on the party :)

  37. Jill Foster says:

    My Daughter Sophia loves crafts, cooking and making things in the Kitchen. Just got her the cutest Apron…black with Hot Pink Polka Dots and her name embroidered on it. She would absolutely love this cookbook and all the awesome ideas for making cool treats. Here favorite saying is "can I have a snack"… This Cookbook would be perfect with her new Apron!

  38. Candy Gilley says:

    I love to do things with my kid even though there a little older

  39. Rhiannon says:

    Simply put, I need a way to justify my sweet tooth to my husband. Saying it’s for the kids would do the trick!

  40. Nichole says:

    I would love a copy of this book because it looks like it would be a blast to make these with my daughter who LOVES candy and loves to be in the kitchen creating.