31 Jul

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

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!


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!}


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


GIVEAWAY PRIZE (10 Winners!)

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


• 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.



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


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Brianne SAYS:

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

July 31, 2012 at 11:40 am

Susy SAYS:

I love this book!

July 31, 2012 at 11:41 am

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! :)

July 31, 2012 at 11:49 am

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!)

July 31, 2012 at 11:50 am

Kara SAYS:

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

July 31, 2012 at 11:50 am

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

July 31, 2012 at 11:51 am

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

July 31, 2012 at 11:55 am

Jill SAYS:

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

July 31, 2012 at 11:57 am

Do {Piggy Bank Parties} SAYS:

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

July 31, 2012 at 12:02 pm

Jen N. SAYS:

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

July 31, 2012 at 12:05 pm

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!

July 31, 2012 at 12:07 pm

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!

July 31, 2012 at 12:09 pm

Christy S. SAYS:

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

July 31, 2012 at 12:10 pm

joannewhittemore SAYS:

What a great giveaway – would love to win.

July 31, 2012 at 12:13 pm

london25 SAYS:

Love this!!

July 31, 2012 at 12:13 pm

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!

July 31, 2012 at 7:13 pm

Abby SAYS:

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

July 31, 2012 at 12:22 pm

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.

July 31, 2012 at 12:22 pm

Ashley Strum SAYS:

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

July 31, 2012 at 12:24 pm

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.

July 31, 2012 at 12:24 pm
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