Candy Making For Kids review

Do you like candy? Of course you do! I have a huge sweet tooth, so when I found out that my friend Courtney from Pizzazzerie came out with a new book called Candy Making For Kids, I was thrilled. The interesting twist is given away by the title – the recipes are candy making (of course), but they are easy enough to do with children. You can have fun together and enjoy the fruits of your labor.

This book is full of easy-to-follow candy recipes for kids. There are more traditional recipes such as toffee and fudge, but there are also whimsical creations such as candy caterpillars and candy play-dough. These recipes are perfect for children’s parties, holiday parties, packaging up for friends, or simply enjoying at home!

One thing that intrigues kids about cooking in general is making fun animals. How about these cute little caterpillars?

And candy you can wear is a blast as well. I love this take on the old candy necklaces (way cuter!).

Candy Making For Kids contains over 30 recipes to make with your little ones. It’s a must have for your book collection! So, you can buy a copy here. Enjoy!
Candy Making For Kids was written by Courtney Dial Whitmore; all photography is by Zac Williams.


  1. Lisa Cory says

  2. Anonymous says

    I own and operate a home based candy business and my kids love helping me make my goodies. This book would be agreat inspiration for making new things together.

  3. Regina says

    This would be a great book for both of my kids – a boy and a girl who are 3 1/2 yrs apart. Sometimes it’s hard to find things for both of them to do together. I love this!

  4. jengd says

    I have a 5yr old who will be having a lot of cool parties over the next 10-15 years (if I do say so myself… and I do!) I also have a wicked sweet tooth that he seems to have inherited. Need I say more?

  5. Lora says

    I need this book because it would be great fun with my son and it would facilitate some bonding time. Plus, candy is yummy! =)

  6. Elizabeth Campau says

    This would be awesome to use with a disbabled 8 year old I tutor. It would give us an opportunity to work on math skills in a fun setting:)

  7. Jeanie says

    I would love to have this book as I have 3 little girls at home who LOVE to bake and craft. My middle daughter is also Autistic and it seems that crafting is one of the few things we can do with her and really connect with her. It seems crafting and baking are the few things that bring her out of her shell. Thanks for the chance to win!

  8. Alexandra Elizabeth says

    I need this book because my daughter and I love being the kitchen and could use a fun new cookbook! Especially with the holidays coming!

  9. E Momma says

    I have an almost 3 year old daughter who is always by my side in the kitchen! She loves to watch me cook and help out with what she can! And my family LOVES sweets! This book would be perfect for our cook book collection. :)

  10. ELNM says

    I love making candy and this would give me great new inspirations!!! Thanks for the chance to win!

  11. Steph @ The Silly Pearl says

    My girls would LOVE this book! We’d probably make everything in it!

  12. Paula says

    I have two little girls & six nieces & nephews who would benefit from me having a book like this!

  13. Charlene says

    I need this book because I have children who love making things with me in the kitchen!

  14. Jake n Kait says

    I would love to use this book with my niece and my little cousin. We’d have so much fun!

  15. Natalie Dixon says

    My daughter would freak if we won this! She would keep me plenty busy trying everything out!

  16. debi beard says

    this is so cute! I would love to give this book to my nieces and have a crafty recipe day at my house with them!

  17. Crystal says

    I need this book because my kids would love it! They love baking with me so I know they would be thrilled to make candy together.

  18. Lou says

    My son would LOVE this- we enjoy making a mess in the kitchen together & as he’s 10 now, I won’t have this special time for much longer. Within a couple of years I won’t be ‘cool’ any more!!

  19. DaveP says

    This teacher-mama needs it for home, for my second graders, and so I can improve the quality of my late afternoon sugar consumption!

  20. JHill says

    My kids would love to make all these great recipes, and my sweet-toothed husband would love eating them!

  21. Janette Johanson says

    I need more tips on things to make with my kiddos! I love the candy necklaces! so simple and cute!

  22. Drake says

    My niece absolutely loves to cook. She takes cooking classes all the time (she’s 7). She would adore this!

  23. Lisa Nelsen-Woods says

    My first summer job was making candy at an amusement park. Unfortunately, all of the stuff I learned to make I can’t do with kids.

  24. Katie {Sweet Rose Studio} says

    My daughter has a sweet tooth (just like her momma) and I would love to make these with her!

  25. Heidi @ Moms Crafty Space says

    This book looks so stinkin’ cute! I totally adore those candy necklaces! My boys are dying to see what else is in the book!

  26. Amanda @ Serenity Now says

    I need this book b/c the activities would be something totally new for my kids! They might just stop begging me for “one more” episode of Doc McStuffins. 😉

  27. AmandaSue says

    Because we love crafts and food, and there is nothing more fun then crafts you can eat!

  28. photomama says

    This would be a great cook book to add to our collection! What a hit these will be at birthday and school parties :) Or just a fun day at home in the kitchen

  29. Michele {The Scrap Shoppe} says

    I need this book because I have kids that love candy. lol! This would make the whole process even more fun for them!

  30. Jessica says

    My nieces always come and bake with me and this would be perfect

    jessicarwarfield at gmail dot com

  31. Jenn "Rook No. 17" says

    I do a lot of candymaking with my girls, it tends to be more traditional and stodgy-grown-up style. This book looks like it’s loaded with whimsical and charming inspirations!

  32. sharon g says

    I need it because even though I’m not a kid, I need to learn to make candy. It would really help because I’m not much of a cook on my own.

  33. Ericka says

    I need this because my kids love helping in the kitchen and having 3 kids this would be great
    ericka082 at gmail dot com

  34. ramsaygrace says

    I need this book to keep my very active four year old and eight year old busy, who both LOVE to help with cooking and baking. Also, we started a new school this year and this would make great ideas for those school parties.