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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sigal SAYS:

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

Reply August 2, 2012 at 9:21 am

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!

Reply August 2, 2012 at 10:07 am

tamika SAYS:

I would love to win this book

Reply August 2, 2012 at 10:46 am

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!

Reply August 2, 2012 at 10:51 pm

Amy Beth Marantino SAYS:

I want to win this for my friend Katie.

Reply August 3, 2012 at 12:28 am

Terri SAYS:

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

Reply August 2, 2012 at 6:33 pm

Alicia P SAYS:

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

Reply August 2, 2012 at 7:11 pm

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!

Reply August 3, 2012 at 11:20 am

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!

Reply August 3, 2012 at 6:23 am

Ofer Dub SAYS:

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

Reply August 3, 2012 at 5:06 pm

Abigail Greif Kantorovich SAYS:

ו ו א ו!!!

August 3, 2012 at 5:25 pm

Erin SAYS:

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

Reply August 3, 2012 at 6:18 pm

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.

Reply August 4, 2012 at 1:19 am

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.

Reply August 5, 2012 at 10:43 am

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.

Reply August 6, 2012 at 3:17 am

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!

Reply August 6, 2012 at 5:53 am

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