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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!


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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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.