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. 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!

  25. Bianca Andrea says:

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

  26. Cory Mace says:

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

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

  28. 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!

  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. Danielle Smart Williams says:

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

  31. Danielle Smart Williams says:

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

  32. 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!

  33. Ogenda Adolphin says:

    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 :)

  34. 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!

  35. Candy Gilley says:

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

  36. 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!

  37. 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.

  38. Erin says:

    I can’t wait to plan a party around your new book! So fun! My girls are 5 and 2 and we are always finding reasons to make treats for their friends or classmates. How much fun would it be to have a get together and let all the kids make candy crafts. Thank you for creating such a fun book for kids of all ages. PS we love your push up book and use it all the time.

  39. Marina Ruszkowski says:

    I would love to win this book. I would use it with my Kids and I am always looking for new Ideas for the classroom. This looks like a lot of fun. :-)

  40. Lisa says:

    I have two little kiddos that would have SO much fun with this. I hope I win!

  41. Joanna Cano Duong says:

    My son just turned two and recently was introduced to sweets. This would be really fun to have!

  42. Oh my gosh- my son and I would have so much fun together with this book!

  43. This would be a great bonding experience with my daughter, and we both love desserts, that's why we should win this book!

  44. LaToi says:

    Always looking for fun and innovative ways to entertain the kids in the kitchen! And always love a reason to have a party!

  45. Kelsey says:

    What kid doesn’t love candy? This looks like a great way to let the kids get creative and express themselves in a yummy way!

  46. Rachel Sampson says:

    What a cute book! I would love to win this so that I could make these fun treats with my sweet Shelby!

  47. Lauren says:

    I love it! How fun!

  48. I have two little kiddos that would have so much fun with this. I hope I win!!!

  49. MacyGillikin says:

    Mom of four young kids who loves baking and crafting with kids. This hook would be awesome to win to expand our fun family time! I hope I win!!!

  50. Kristin Fortier says:

    My daughter is just starting to become very interested in what is going on in the kitchen. I have another daughter due any day now and I know this would bring enjoyment to both of them in the years to come!

  51. carissalowney says:

    I am a new mommy and I would love to do fun and creative projects with my son! I would love to win! Thanks so much! =)

  52. Sherri says:

    So cute! This book would make for some great and creative play dates.

  53. Cathy G says:

    I want to win because my daughter would love to make a lot of the things in this book!

  54. mcclain2224 says:

    Being the mom of 4 kids, this book would come into handy so many times.

  55. I would love to win this book! I am starting to homeschool my kids and this would give us some great ideas for rainy day playtime!

  56. Tara says:

    I would LOVE to win this book b/c it expands my mind to new possibilities. It’s creative, fun and a great thing to do while babysitting kids or even for my own grown up parties. After all, there is still a kid in all of us …

  57. Jenn Carrillo says:

    My daughter Davina and I love making desserts and decorating cakes and cookies. It would be great for her to have her own recipe book for candy :)

  58. Kim Montero says:

    My daughter LOVES candy….who doesn't? I'm planning a candy themed birthday party for her and this would be PERFECT. We love cooking and creating together. Pick me, PICK MEEEEEE!

  59. Shannyn says:

    My daughter Penelope is absolutely obsessed with candy making! She takes my phone and watches videos on youtube of people making candy, she found them all by herself and it’s so sweet watching her watch them and describe what is being done. She is always in the kitchen with me, asking me to stir and flip things. She just loves anything to do with making food, especially candy. I just know she would be beyond thrilled with a candymaking book, whisk, and rolling pin, she would seriously be the happiest little girl EVER!

  60. Jenny Dixon says:

    I have 2 boys and they LOVE to bake and craft- this combines both! LOVE!

  61. Ricka says:

    I would love to win this book for a few reasons. First, my daughter (age 3) has recently become very interested in helping me in the kitchen AND she’s recently interested in candy. I would love to know what I’m feeding my children, especially when it comes to treats. Second, with two kids in preschool, I think this book would help me find fun ways to bring treats to school for special occasions. Last, I recently launched an event planning business, so I think this book would help me offer my clients fun desserts for their dessert displays, as well as equip me with fun crafts for kids at my parties.

  62. Monika says:

    Would love to win this book to share with my girls, and their friends!

  63. ashleyoutland says:

    I would love to win this to bake fun foods with my daughter!! :)

  64. holly says:

    This looks great! Would love to win – we have a housefull of daughters (7!) and candy is one thing that they ALL love!

  65. Shannan says:

    I want to use it when my daughter has play dates!

  66. Glenda Martinez says:

    First of all congrats the book looks amazing and fun!!!! I would love to win this book for my 7 year old son that is the little chef of the family I know that he will enjoy trying everything with me (mommy)… Thank you!!!

  67. Jessica fifer says:

    Love,love,love this!

  68. Wendy F. says:

    I’d enjoy trying all the recipes with my kids if I won!!

  69. Myrian Ruiz says:

    I would love to win this book for my daughter Olivia and my stepson Emilio. As a step parent its hard to have a bonding experience with my stepson. I don’t want him to feel like I’m replacing his mother. So I think this book would help us bond as well him bonding with my daughter Olivia. I hope I win.

  70. donnaoneil says:

    I would love to win because I love making stuff with my 4 year old in the kitchen.
    c8ergirl(at)gmail.com

  71. Myra H says:

    I would love to win this book for my daughters Isabella and Penelope. They both love anything that has to do with baking or desserts. I know they would love to make their own candy that they can give as gifts or do at their parties.

  72. Cynthia Rathunde says:

    I would love to have some projects to make with my son. He loves making food items.

  73. After working as a GM in a restaurant (a million hours a week) I’m finally home with my boys after number two! We’re always lookin for fun things to make as he loves to help in the kitchen! I’m also a Pampered Chef consultant and I would love to share these ideas at my Kids in the Kitchen shows! What a great book of ideas! Thanks!

  74. Tiffany Jenkins says:

    Baking has become a weekly ritual in my home that draws us all closer together. We are a family of 6 and making things unify us! This book would allow us to spend more time together while learning how to create fun and whimsical treats that we can all eat! I really like the fact that it is geared towards children, which is definitely a plus and would also be great addition to our collection of cookbooks!

  75. Stefani Todd says:

    I would love to win so when my son is older we can have fun in the kitchen :)

  76. serena adkins says:

    I love doing fun craft projects with my son!

  77. Stevie Kauffman says:

    Eeek! I would LOVE to win this for my niece! She loves helping me bake in the kitchen. She'll mix and pour liquids in. I think she'd love making the necklace and li'l caterpillar. Thanks for the chance! <3

  78. Jenna Zelmer says:

    I would love win this so that my kids can grow up having kitchen fun like i did with my mom growing up

  79. Tara Dawson says:

    I have a 16 year old that loves any kind of cooking and her six year old little sister is always wanting to help her! This book would be awesome for the two of them! I

  80. Tanya Borengasser says:

    I would love to make These with my kids!!

  81. Kelly Baize-Lamb says:

    Love this! Great ideas for my daughter's upcoming Candyland party!

  82. Nancy says:

    I would love to win, so I can make candy with my adorable nephews! They are growing up so fast and this would be a wonderful way to spend some more time with them, plus have a lot of fun!

  83. Stephanie E. says:

    This looks like an awesome book! My girls would love it.

  84. Shirlene G. says:

    I’ve had this book on my amazon wishlist ever since Courtney announced it. Thanks for offering this giveaway!

  85. tonimoretti says:

    Love this!!!!!!!!! I am constantly looking for projects looking for things to do with my daughters!

  86. Pick Kim Montero on the below post – she is super creative and an amazing friend. She deserves this book! PICK HER! :)

  87. Melanie Rachelle says:

    I would love to have a copy of this book. It looks like a lot of fun to do with my cousins or for a fun food party.

  88. charlene says:

    This would be a great gift to my sister and her three kids! She is always looking for activities for her kids to expand their creativity!

  89. Cyn bridersen says:

    Oh my goodness!!!! I am loving this book. My son is 9 and I cook with him all the time. He loves decorating sugar cookies with me and will absolutely love this book. I can’t wait to check it out.

  90. Cindy Tooher says:

    I am a brand new Mom! Loved your site and ideas and can’t wait to start fun activities in the kitchen with my little one.

  91. Shannon Kelly Scureman says:

    I am obsessed with candy and I work at a job where there is no opportunity for creativity; therefore, I go crazy on crafts and cooking on the weekends! I would love this book to help me have fun with my two children. I think this book would give me amazing ideas for the many parties I like to throw throughout the year. I love to give food away as gifts for Christmas and for birthdays. I would love to own this book and would treasure an autographed copy!

  92. Melanie Escobar says:

    I love food crafts! This would be a great book!

  93. Jen Carver says:

    I have 4 children who LOVE to cook/bake, especially yummy treats! I also have close to two dozen nieces and nephews who would love this book as well!

  94. Nancy Gibson says:

    I would love to win this book, I do in home day care and think this would have some great ideas to make with kids Its great to get kids in the kitchen.

  95. Denby flynn says:

    These ideas would be great for my kids at home and with my students in te classroom!

  96. Jennifer says:

    My kids love arts and crafts, what better way to have fun than with arts and crafts with candy.

  97. brooke says:

    this would be so much fun to read with my 3 yr old nephew!

  98. This looks like so much fun! My girlfriend would so love this book! :D

  99. Christy Kotsonaros Martin says:

    My son Nickolas LOVES cooking with mama but it usually ends up being "grown up food." I can't imagine how excited he would be to have a book filled with fun foods that are JUST FOR HIM! This looks like so much fun!

  100. Angela Carballo says:

    This is such a great giveaway! I would love to win so that my daughter and I could create such fun and memorable treats together:)

  101. Rebekah Silva says:

    This would be a great way for me to bond with my nieces and nephews, I am the fun Aunt and need some cute ideas for the little ones to do when they come visit! More than just spending time together, they love candy and sweets…let alone making it! They and I would love to have this book to play! Perfect thing to do together for a long time to come!

  102. Shareen says:

    I totally need a copy of this fun filled book! My little sister is turning 8 this month and this would be the perfect addition to make her birthday gift extra special! She’s a little Betty Crocker in the making! Nothing would be greater than crafting fun treats side by side with her! And my almost 2 year old would love to be the taste tester!

  103. Cate says:

    I would love to use this with my kids who both have allergies. I could modify these yummy treats so that they could again have some of their favorites!

  104. Rhonda Watkins says:

    I would love to win this book. My daughter loves to be in the kitchen and this book would give us so much more time in there as well as many other different ideas to do with recipes we currently have and to try new ones as well. She loves to share her new creativity in the kitchen with family and Friends. Plus I love being in there with her, brings back childhood memories of baking and cooking with my grandmother. :)

  105. kim says:

    So cute. My kids and many neices/nephews would have a great day trying out some of these at the next get together!

  106. This is a great book for the little ones and myself to have some fun times with the little ones.

  107. Tresta Raber says:

    I have three wonderful little kids and we love doing things like this together as a family. This would be great.

  108. Crystal AT says:

    AHHH….want this!!! I’ve been scrolling through HWTM FOREVER now…hoping I can get back on the wagon to start making sweet treats with my daughter. Ever since she was born, I haven’t touched any of my crafty side and miss it dearly =( This looks LOVELY!!

  109. Ashley Depp says:

    LOVE this book. I am a huge CANDY person and making candy with my child would be the best bonding experience.

  110. Melissa Holt says:

    My kids would LOVE this! We make fun food and desserts for most holidays/occasions, so this would be the icing on the cake! :)

  111. Sara Williams Greenfield says:

    I would LOVE to win this. My daughter and I have so much fun cooking together. It would be great to get a new book and fun recipes to try :o).

  112. Niki Alewine says:

    My daughter would love to have this! She loves sweets!

  113. Kristin Hagenah Miller says:

    I love making things with candy.. we have a lot of parties and invite the whole neighborhood to join.. This book would make it soo funto have new ideas! Pick me Pick me..Thanks :)

  114. Suzette R. says:

    Love this so much! My daughter wants her 11th birthday party to be candy shop theme. This would be great to make candy with the girls attending the party. Thanks for the chance to win! :-)

  115. Maria M says:

    I have 4 kids and a girl scout troop of 20 girls who would love this book!

  116. Margarite H says:

    I would love this book because involving my son in everything I do is the best lessons I can teach him and be involved in as he grows up from these preschool years! He also really loves when we do projects involving candy and sweets! This will give us more creative ways to learn together!

  117. Amanda says:

    Would LOVE to win! What fun images and ideas!

  118. Tina Williams says:

    I’d love a copy of this awesome book! I’m a stay-at-home Mom and try daily to teach my kiddos to appreciate the amount of time & effort that goes into what I make for them (and their parties)! This wouldn’t be everyday foods, but we could certainly use the book for special times with friends like sleep-overs & birthdays.

  119. Atiba Taylor says:

    My daughter Skylar just turned 4 she’s about to start pre-k and I just started a new job. Skylar’s at that age where she loves to help mommy in the kitchen but there are only so many things I can allow her to do. Winning this book would give us more time to bond and be together in the kitchen doing something fun for her and the extra treats she can pass out to the kids at her new school.

  120. Aileen says:

    I have 2 daughters and one of our favarite activities is to bake or cook think the book would help us find fun in new candy ideas. Love the concept. Life is sweet!

    Aileen

  121. ellaenchanted says:

    Imagine all the possibilities and fun you can have with your kids?!

  122. I feel so selfish for wanting to win, I have 2 kids thus 2 parties every year so I want to make memories for each party and a "candy making parties" would just add to that love for my kids. It's not what you make to eat in the kitchen, its the memories of being in the kitchen is our family motto!

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  124. Casey says:

    I just found your site and love everything about it! And this book would be amazing to own!

  125. Tatiana Franic-Smith says:

    Blessed with a precious little cherub… I would love to start baking with her and using your book to start special moments of baking with my little one and create beautiful memories together !

  126. Karin Leskly says:

    The book looks amazing! me and my 2 daughters would enjoy it a lot!

  127. Teresa Hemsworth says:

    my daughter would love to make those candy necklaces for her art party! She loves candy!

  128. shyanna teague says:

    I would love this book! Our house is know as the kid house we always have extra kids over and are looking for things to do with them. Cancer has turned me into a stay at home mom for now, but the silver lining is that I get to do this wonderful stuff with my kids and their cousin when I have the energy! I am also planing 4 upcoming kids parties and a family reunion with 24 kids under 12!

  129. tonya lococo says:

    My 5 year old is in love with cooking. I’m not so creative (sigh) but would love to create awesome memories with her in the kitchen. We are always looking for fun things to do as our house is always full of kids that bring their parents along :)

  130. trista lucero says:

    I love to bake and now that my children are getting older, they are showing more interest in it too. They would love to make treats that are designed specifically for kids. :)

  131. Stephanie Ann says:

    I’m always looking for new things to do with kiddos!

  132. Aimee Bowlin says:

    With 2 boys And 2 girls all under 9, it is hard to find something that holds all their attention That is fun and can include everyone. This would be perfect ! Plus one unifying trait in our family is a major sweet tooth. The book looks just precious and so full of fun!!! We would love it!

  133. Cristy says:

    I would love to win this book so I can host a Candy Making Party with the kids!

  134. Lynn says:

    Would love to have the book to make candies with my kids and grandkids, especially for the holidays. We can make treats to give with love. So excited to get this book and get started.

  135. leigh says:

    I would love to pass on the tradition of making candy with my kids.

  136. Tammi Brown says:

    This would be so wonderful for my girls to showcase their creativity while "helping" in the kitchen.

  137. Gigi says:

    I would like to win, because I have the most amazing little helper and I love to see her smile when we cook ( or build) something together.

  138. Stacy says:

    I would love to win this cookbook. I am always trying to find new ideas to play with my niece and nephew. This would be perfect!

  139. Silvia says:

    My 4 yr old son would live this book we love baking together and doing arts and craft… But I’m running out of ideas and this would really be a good book to use with my little guy

  140. Gi GGi says:

    I would love to win, because I have the most amazing little helper, and I love to see her smile when we cook ( or build) something together!

  141. Michelle D says:

    Oh my, this looks so cute. Would make a fun birthday party for my 9 year old!

  142. Shelley Greenfield says:

    I would LOVE to win this book! I teach a cooking class for kids at a summer camp and I know I could get great ideas from this book. I also have 3 daughters (ages 9, 9, 4) who love to cook. We would have so much fun with your book!!! :)

  143. Sara Ru says:

    I’d love to win this and make some fun things with my kiddos!

  144. lori siverson says:

    I have 16 grandkids an first greatgrandaughter due 11 of aug i am so getting low on ideas would love to have ur book to add to candy making days with the grandkids

  145. Robin says:

    What a *f*u*n* book! My girls would so enjoy making creative & yummy treats for their friends with the help of this book!

  146. Julia says:

    Would love to win this book for my 4 kids! They would have a blast making such awesome treats with their cousins :)

  147. Atiba Taylor says:

    My daughter Skylar just turned four she is about to start pre-K and I just started a new job. Skylar is at the age where she loves to help mommy in the kitchen; but there’s only so many things I can allow her to do. Winning this book would allow us more time to bond together in the kitchen doing fun things that will interest her and all the extra treats we make she can give away to the kids in her new pre-K class.

  148. Emily says:

    I’m excited to get my son in the kitchen with us.

  149. Yanneris Genao says:

    You had me a mini whisk! My kids always have a whisk and or measuring cup in their little hands. Would love to win this book. Tons of family kitchen fun guarantee!

  150. Atiba Taylor says:

    I am a certified culinarian through the American Culinary Federation so food is my life; while I have made lots of savory dishes I have never made candy. Winning this book would be a great way to introduce my four year old to the sweet side of what mommy does for a living.

  151. Ivelisse Colon says:

    I would love to win! This would be perfect for my collection and i lovee to bake with my kiddos.

  152. Mary Scott says:

    Why would I want to win, you ask??? Well, in no particular order:

    1. The Title is “Candy Making for Kids”… I really am just a BIG kid who LOVES candy so I qualify as a “target auduence”!

    2. My 8 year old daughter would LOVE every recipe in the book… which would make me VERY popular with her & her friends… and that’s important, you know!

    3. I LOVED Courtney’s Push Up Pops book, and I still regret not getting out to a book signing… so now, I think it’s destiny that I win a signed copy of her new book.

    4. Courtney ROCKS – nuff said!

  153. Michelle says:

    My daughter would love this book! The ideas would be great for play dates or parties. :)

  154. barbara n says:

    I would love to win the candy making for kids prize package because it looks like it would be a fun activity in the kitchen for me and my kids!

  155. stephanie says:

    I have twins and would love giveaway!! great blog

  156. kellybanks says:

    I would love to get this book so I could create fun candy for my kids parties, and also for my friend’s kid’s parties! We are always looking for new and fun projects together!

  157. Becky Hall Kinnebrew says:

    I love to bake! and as a room mom for both of my children's classes this would perfect! I could do it at home and the classroom!

  158. Shawna says:

    All three of my kids would love it!!

  159. Nickole Sabin says:

    I absolutely LOVE planning parties and am always helping my friends plan them for their kiddos as well as for my own. This book would lend us so many new and fun ideas that would certainty be implemented!

  160. Terri says:

    My kids would have so much fun with this cookbook!

  161. Alma Cardenas Rodriguez says:

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

  162. Kristin Guthrie Brandt says:

    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!

  163. Kristin Guthrie Brandt says:

    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!

  164. I loved Courtney’s 1st book and know this one will be just as amazing! Plus with 3 small kids at home, it would be lots of fun to let them in on the party planning. :)

  165. Katy Stacy says:

    I would love to win this because my girls love helping in the kitchen and they love making sweet treats! This would be great for us to have mommy/daughter time and make yummy treats!

  166. Amy says:

    I would love to win this, I have a 2 year old, and I babysit my 3 nieces & nephews. This would be so much fun for us !!!

    Thank you.

  167. Cheri says:

    I love to cook with my 3 year and she loves to be involved. Not only would I be able to use it with her, this would be great for the second graders I teach.

  168. Rhonda Watkins says:

    I would love to win this book. My daughter loves to be in the kitchen and this book would give us so much more time in there as well as many other different ideas to do with recipes we currently have and to try new ones as well. She loves to share her new creativity in the kitchen with family and Friends. Plus I love being in there with her, brings back childhood memories of baking and cooking with my grandmother. :)

  169. Erin Edler says:

    My kids would love this and I need some new ideas.

  170. Christy Kidwell says:

    This looks like this would be great fun with my 2 girls Grayce & Ryleigh.

  171. Nicole Rawlins Rupp says:

    I have a toddler (and baby on the way) and we are always looking for fun and creative ideas to do. Plus I'm always working on little gifts and things and this would be so great to have!

  172. Kari Scharstrom Corbett says:

    I love baking and my daughters would love to join me in the kichen! Plus I have a serious cookbook addiction!

  173. Christine Parker says:

    I would really love to win a book because I need some help on how to become more creative & some really cool ideas to share w/Family & friends as well & some special ideas for Me & my son (5) to have some fun in the Kitchen together! I love being in the Kitchen! I hope I get a chance to WIN your book w/your Autograph! :o)

  174. Sharon Davis says:

    This book looks Super Cute! Love to have parties for my kidos!

  175. Shelley Montoya says:

    This is absolutely adorable! My 7 yr old twins have already informed me that they would like to own a bakery at age 15 and want to take baking classes! They have already caught the styling bug! This would encourage their creativity!

  176. Janette Warner says:

    I am a Grammie of 5, ages 1 to 11. In January our daughter (of 3 of my grandchildren) passed away suddenly. As a family, we have all stepped in to help out our son in law. This book would be a great addition in helping us to keep our munchkins busy, especially during vacation and holidays when Dad is working and school is out.

  177. I have three kids who each loves cooking. I love books that inspire their love of playing with their food in a good way. This one seems like a winner and I would love to be one too!

  178. lora says:

    I would love to win! This will be fun to do with my 3 kids!

  179. Alison says:

    I would love to win this because my little ones love to help in the kitchen. I’m also always looking for creative ideas for sweet treats. What fun ideas for treats – great giveaway. :)

  180. Tina says:

    I love this book!!! I have 6 crafty kids who would die to make some of these great ideas!! <3

  181. Amy says:

    I’d love to win this because this looks so fun! My boys would get a kick out of making these treats and I’d love to have my nieces and nephew over for a fun little candy making party.

  182. Brandi L. says:

    Pick me!! My kids’ parties will be even more fabulous with these cool candy ideas!!

  183. I would love to win this book, because I have two daughters and they like to bake and make sweets. They are ten and eight years old.

  184. Shyrell Watts says:

    I have a cookbook on just about everything (including an old one from alaska that has recipes for things like racoon stew and how to cook seal lard) cast iron, bread making, cakes and cookies, but nothing for making candy for kids. I have two children (ages 4 & 3) and one more on the way. We love to cook together but its hard to find a lot of stuff they can help with and this seems PERFECT! Please pick us! :)

  185. Hilary Prendergast Blanchard says:

    My niece loves to cook and would love to try her hand at making candy.

  186. Natalie Wiedmeyer says:

    I have a 5 year old son who is in love with candy and has a creative little spirit..we have a new baby at home and this would be something special that just the two of us could do together…also great for back to school special treats….love this book..great idea for birthday parties with a couple bags of candy…n you have as

  187. Natala says:

    I would love to win this book because I have recently launched my candy buffet and favors business, and while my kids have decided to be my official candy tasters, this book would allow them to understand what I do on a whole other level. I can just see the candy craft partyieswe can put together, well, together.

  188. Megan Curtin Smith says:

    I would love to win for many reasons but most importantly for my 3 little kitchen helpers. My kiddos love to cook and bake up new desserts and treats. My middle son is the self proclaimed taste tester and my little girl is planning for our mommy daughter dessert shop and she is only 6. My oldest is the leader and keeps everything moving. This would be an amazing book to have and have them take charge in the kitchen with new ideas.

  189. Chrisanthy says:

    What a great book to have and create goodies with all the little ones in my family :)

  190. Angela Kyle says:

    I would love to win Courtney’s new book! She is such an inspiration to many party designers. I have two children Hunter 5 years-old and Haley 2 months old. Hunter and I spend many hours in the kitchen baking and creating goodies. He loves to bake cupcakes and make dirt cake. He would be so excited to have this book, especially since he just asked me for an easy bake oven don’t tell his dad ;) I would love to win this book just to see the smile on my little man face as he would look thru it looking for something mommy and Hunter could create together.

  191. Angela Kyle says:

    I would love to win Courtney’s new book! She is such an inspiration to many party designers. I have two children Hunter 5 years-old and Haley 2 months old. Hunter and I spend many hours in the kitchen baking and creating goodies. He loves to bake cupcakes and make dirt cake. He would be so excited to have this book, especially since he just asked me for an easy bake oven don’t tell his dad ;) I would love to win this book just to see the smile on my little man face as he would look thru it looking for something mommy and Hunter could create together. <3

  192. Theresa Queen says:

    I am retiring soon and will be spending lots of kitchen time with my two wonderful grandkids! This lovely book would be a fun and creative addition for our culinary adventures!

  193. Serena Adkins says:

    I would love to win this prize. I enjoy doing crafts and projects with my son and we would have so much fun together learning while creating new things.

  194. Amy S says:

    My daughter LOVES working in the kitchen with me! She has been learning to decorate fancy cupcakes lately and I would love to have this to help her branch out into other areas of candy making!! The adorable pictures of each candy are perfect!!!

  195. Sheree Bagwell says:

    I would LOVE this cookbook so that me and my little ones would have some creative recipes that they helped make!

  196. Sara Margarida Pereira says:

    I want to win because I am a sweetaholic. my wedding was candyland themed for crying out loud! and I would love to give this to my niece who is following in my 'sweet' footsteps! she also loves to bake. I would love to win it!

  197. Allison says:

    My 2 kids love crafts,time to learn to craftin the kitchen! Perfect for playgroup and birthdays!

  198. Danette says:

    This would be a great way to spend some quality time with my daughter. She loves to create things just like her mama and loves candy (what kid doesn’t?)!

  199. I absolutely adore Courtney of Pizzazzerie! I would love this book since my kids and I love to create and bake in the kitchen! And we love candy!! Thanks for the chance to win!

  200. Emily B. says:

    This would be such a great playdate idea for my sons!

  201. Angela Conlon says:

    My daughter loves cooking with me and would LOVE making anything related to candy! And, I wouldn’t mind being her taste-tester ;-) This book looks like it has so many great ideas.

  202. Callie says:

    I’d love to win this because I’m having a kid in just days, I work with kids and just love to make kids happy… and what a better way than with candy!!!

  203. Gretchen says:

    I would love to win a copy so my kiddos and I can make fun treats in the kitchen together!

  204. Twyla says:

    My main reason is my 10 yr old daughter.She has dreams of becoming a chef and opening a bakery. Anything that will help her keep that spark alive is an amazing gift. I want my kids to reach their goals with all the support they can get! :)

  205. Shaina Miesnik says:

    I want to win because my girls love to help me in the kitchen and would go crazy for a book like this!

  206. Julie says:

    I would love to win this book so that my little girls and I can cook up a storm in the kitchen!! I love to bond with them over baking and they would just adore this!

  207. Crystal-Todd Holmes says:

    I would love to win this so that I have more to do with my 2 little girls in the kitchen.

  208. Jocelyn H says:

    I am not the baker, or good in the kitchen.These seem simple enough to make my son, nieces and nephew think I am. :) Great giveaway!

  209. I really want this book because I love baking and cooking with kids!

  210. alejandra says:

    I love cookbooks!!! And my kids love to help me in the kitchen, I want this book because in my kids eyes, I will seem like a very talented mom!

  211. Mindy says:

    I’d love to spend more time in the kitchen with my 2 year old daughter!

  212. Katie Hodgson Vance says:

    I would love to win this book! I am always cooking and my daughter loves to be in the kitchen with me. This would give us one more reason to be in the kitchen together doing someting that we love.

  213. April-Bruce Miller says:

    I would love to win this book so I can teach our daughter(and future children) how fun it is to bake! Any activity that gets children thinking and actively involved will positevly influence them! I would also love to win so I can share ideas with friends and family. Thank you for the chance!

  214. Rhonda M Petty says:

    I have a love for candy, children and cookbooks. I would like to continue the tradition of working together in the kitchen that I shared with my sons by now enjoying kitchen time with my beautiful grand daughter. I have fond memories of my children creating masterpieces in the kitchen, some of the greatest times in my life. I look forward to passing my love of candy making onto the newest members of my family.

  215. My daughter and I love to bake and craft together. This looks like a wonderful book to create more memories together!

  216. Kristen says:

    I have a preschooler & a toddler, and they both love helping in the kitchen!!

  217. Margaret Norcott says:

    As many mentioned below – My two daughters {luv} to cook with us now. My husband's mum got them interested. Every time she visits from England they make "Lemon Pudding". And it is not American style pudding. It is so delicious. We have some of our own yummy treats we make too so this book would help add more "style" and fun to these moments….. I am sure! Kudos on #2 launch!

  218. I would LOVE to win this book because not only am I a crazy party mom of a 7 year old daughter, I also teach 1st grade and I KNOW I could integrate some of these activities into my classroom celebrations! :)

  219. Elsa says:

    I would love to win this for my 9 year old daughter who want to be a chef when she grows up and loves to help out in the kitchen. This is a fabulous book i know she would love to own.

  220. Kim says:

    I would love this book to use with my 5 year old triplets. They have been baking with me since they were 2 (a dream come true for me!) We love to be in the kitchen together! They would absolutely love the cute ideas in this book. We love to create things in kitchen and share them with family, neighbors, and friends. This would be a fun way to share our creations, kid style! Thank you!

  221. Tami says:

    I would love to win, because my daughter is sick and she enjoys cooking. It gives her a great distraction from her illness!

  222. Krissi A says:

    My kids would love do make the things in this book. They always want to “help” mommy in the kitchen!

  223. Lior says:

    why do i want to win? because this book looks the best ever!!!!!

  224. Jovanna says:

    What a great idea for a book. I’m always trying to think of ways to entertain my nieces and nephew. This would be a great resource to get ideas of things to do during our times together. :)

  225. Sabrina Mapp says:

    My daughter LOVES doing crafts and always wants to make cookies and cakes with me. I know she would love this!

  226. LaLonnie Jones says:

    I would love to win this book! The girls club would have a blast in the kitchen.

  227. sigal says:

    Because the friend I’m gonna give it to is a 50 years old kid…

  228. kim savage says:

    I would LOVE to win so we could have more quality family time! Cooking is so fun for everyone I think it would build my little guys confidence to help me in the kitchen and my little girl would have a blast watching us! I would love to have more memories in the kitchen!

  229. tamika says:

    I would love to win this book

  230. Abby Protano Lee says:

    I would love to win this and try out some candy making with my daughter, Addison. I try to involve her in the kitchen and love kid friendly recipes!

  231. Amy Beth Marantino says:

    I want to win this for my friend Katie.

  232. Terri says:

    I would love to win because my girls and I would have a blast playing in the kitchen!

  233. Alicia P says:

    I would love to win this for my daughter! We love to bake and candy making would be so fun!

  234. Lorinda Leibelt says:

    I am a big collector of recipes for entertaining for all ages. I love whimsical and this book looks right up my alley!

  235. allison says:

    My most favorite short people in the world (10 and 7) are very into cooking/baking right now and this looks full of exciting projects to end the summer on a sweet high!

  236. Ofer Dub says:

    it looks really playful and fun.
    It looks like a very good present for a friend of mine.

  237. Erin says:

    I would love to win this…I’m always looking for new recipes to cook with my kids! The pictures look amazing!

  238. Melissa Trott says:

    We would love to win this book–it would allow my kids and all of their friends to have a blast learning new skills and most importantly having fun in the kitchen. Thank you.

  239. karencabassa santiago says:

    I would love to win this book because I love to bake, I love candies, I love to make fun things for my two lil boys and I always try to make things interesting for them to eat as their reward for their good behavior. I’m also from Puerto Rico and is not so easy for me to travel to meet Courtney and get a signed copy of her book. I have her Push up pops book and we love it.

  240. Tonya Wagner says:

    This looks amazingly simple and fun! I need help when it comes to making food fun for my kids and when I find the right recipe I love to share it with my three boys. And these look like they are recipes my kids could make on their own (they love to make surprises for the family)! Thank you for considering me and my boys for this giveaway.

  241. Sarah Wamuhiu says:

    My son is almost two and already loves “helping” me in the kitchen and pretend cooking and he most certainly inherited my sweet tooth so this would be so much fun to share with him!

  242. Dawn Pleet says:

    My daughter wants to have a candy-themed birthday party this year and this book would give us tons of creative, yummy ideas and other candy-making fun to share with the whole family.

  243. Shanda Wallace says:

    This is the perfect book for my daughter! Too much in LOVE!

  244. Shanda Brandy Wallace says:

    I would love this because I'm always looking for fun things to do in the kitchen with my daughter! This book looks perfect for the whole family and friends! Totally in LOVE!

  245. Ashley B says:

    I would love to win this book. My little angel is about to turn one and would love to have some cute things for her birthday party that I could make out of the book and then have it in the future for when she’s able to help me out in the kitchen and show off her cooking skills. :) Such a cute book. Would love to win. Thanks for the opportunity!

  246. Robin G. says:

    I would love to win this book because I’ve been looking for activities I can do with my daughter that will bring us closer together. She is very creative, and I think we would have a lot of fun trying out recipes from this book.