Announcing PUSH-UP POPS (Spring 2012) by Courtney Dial Whitmore!

Hi everyone! I’m very excited to announce my book topic + share the cover! I have been working on this since last summer, and I’m so very thrilled to share more information with ya’ll!  The book is off to print and will be released in the spring, so stay tuned for pre-order info!

Push-Up Pops by Courtney Dial Whitmore


“Push-Up Pops are the perfect treat for any occasion. This is a must-have book for all party lovers!” – Tori Spelling

“Filled with dozens of easy to follow recipes, Push-Up Pops layers your favorite flavors with pure fun to create adorable, individual tasty treats.” – Bakerella

“Whether you’re an experienced pastry chef or a home baker, you’ll fall in love with Courtney’s fun interpretation of Push-Up Pops… These are a great activity to make with your kids and will be a hit at any party!” – Amy Atlas

Push Up Pops by Courtney Dial WhitmoreWhen first presented with the idea of a book on push-up pops, I was ECSTATIC. They’re a hot new trend in the party world and a wonderful new way to serve sweet treats from pies to frozen desserts. The book is FULL of recipes for serving up these yummies. I can absolutely attest that every single recipe is fantastic (my fiance will also swear to this as he was a wonderful taste-tester).

Stay Tuned… for more information (and sneak peeks from INSIDE the book) soon… we can’t wait to share more! I’m just on cloud 9 excited about this book!

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  1. I WAS excited before regardless of what the topic was, but now I am ecstatic!! How cute!! And I love that the new name is included too! SOOO excited for you lady!

    1. Thanks Alicia!!! I know – I added it since it comes out only a couple of months before the wedding :) It doesn’t even look like “Me” yet since I’m not used to my new last name. You’re so sweet though, thanks for being my 1st “comment” :)

  2. Woo hoo!!! I cannot wait to see everything in the book! And I’m super excited about the “Whitmore” part too! ;)

    1. Thanks Lauren!!!! You’re the sweeetest. Now it’s time for you to write one on wedding ideas!

  3. This is awesome Courtney!! What a fantastic and fun name for the book and looks like it will be such a treat!! I’m with Alicia- LOVE the use of the new name too! =) How awesome it looks all together. Can’t wait for it to come out!

    1. Thank you Mel!!! I love that you love the name! It’s a tongue-twister sometimes, haha. But I’m so excited about it. My house has been COVERED in these containers for months but I couldn’t say anything :) Finally I can! haha.

  4. congratulations! i really enjoy your blog and your FB page. very excited for you and you can be assured i will be buying a copy!

    1. Kate! THANK YOU! I’m glad you love the blog + fb page! Thank you for your sweet words!

  5. Kellie Hollister says:

    I can’t wait to get my copy!

  6. Very excited! Congrats! I have always wondering how these push pops are made and this will be a great resource! The cover looks delicious..I am only imagine what is inside!!

    1. THANK YOU DAWN! I’m so excited. Thanks for your sweet comment. I can’t wait to share an interior page soon. I’ll be sure to pick a fun one to share.

  7. yay courtney!!!!!!!!!!!! so so excited for you!!!! you can bet this lady will be buying a copy (and shipping to you so i can get it signed!) :)

    1. HI JACIN!!! You’re so sweet – I adore you! I will GLADLY sign it (and by sign I mean write a long sweet note)!

  8. Love it! Love it! Love it! That photo is gorgeous! Maybe I should do push pops instead of Halloween candy. They look unbelievable! Congrats C!

  9. Oh Congrats! The cover looks amazing and I just love the topic. What an exciting year for you!

    1. Thanks Jenni! It’s been a wild one for sure. I’m finishing up a 2nd book and then switching gears to actually plan this wedding that is coming next year! Thanks for your sweet comment.

  10. Congratulations! The cover looks great! Always wondered how to make these… they are so adorable and I bet super yummy!

  11. I enjoyed working with you on this, but, I have to confess—I broke my rigid policy of not eating anything off of the set … but how could I resist the “Birthday Brownie Sundae” … oh my! I’m not even gonna mention the other indulging … oh what the heck … Bellini! I’m looking forward to our next project together—go get married and then let’s get to work girl! :)

    1. Kyle! My mom is in town and we both miss being on set with you! You are a creative genius and I thank my lucky stars I was paired with you for this book. I’m not sure how I got so lucky, but I owe so much of this book to YOU! THANK YOU! And YES – can’t wait to team up again soon – we are a force to be reckoned with :)

  12. Congratulations, Courtney!! Absolutely thrilled for you and love the title! Can’t wait to get my hands on this and try out these recipes. Congrats on all of your recent and continued success! You’re so AWESOME!

    1. Thank you Michelle! You are so sweet! I love your excitement, it always jazzes me up!

  13. Courtney!!! This looks amazing! Congratulations…we are so excited for you! We can not wait to get a copy and maybe an autograph ;)
    xoxo Melissa and Kellie

    1. Hey girls! MAYBE an autograph? Girls, of COURSE I’ll be writing a sweet note in a book for you FOR SURE! You are my favorite girls ever. I’m so thankful to have you as friends!

  14. Congrats Courtney!! Love that you’ve used your new name!! I’ve never heard of push up pops (must be an American thing?) but I’m about to go and google them :-)

    1. Hi Kate! They might just be American – they’re a newer trend. Though they were seen years ago when used in the Flintstones Ice Cream treat – and now the plastic containers are made and used for parties, etc. :)

  15. OH MY GOSH COURTNEY!! What a fabulous idea for a book. Everyone is going to be buying this. So excited, happy, elated, and jumping up an down for you. Hugs lady!!

  16. CONGRATS Girl!!!! Looks like so much FUN and I LOVE seeing your ‘almost” married name on it. Whitmore looks good on you ;) So happy for you and can’t wait to order my copy!! xoxo

    1. Thanks Marcie!!! :) :) It’s CRAZY seeing Whitmore at the end of my name! I’m not used to it :) But definitely like it!

  17. How fun! Congrats! I’ve never seen these push up pops before but they’re very cute. Can’t wait to check it out!

  18. Congratulations lady! Some big names there on that back cover and the teaser pics are awesome – so so excited for you! Way to debut the new name :)

  19. LOVE LOVE!!! You are so incredibly talented and deserve all this success! I am so happy to have met you this past January! I can say- “I know who she is”!! You are famous!! XOXO

    1. Thanks Bridget!!! Can’t wait until it’s ready for pre-order!!

  20. congratulations, courtney! this is so exciting! i was hoping to do push pops for my son’s birthday in march and was wondering if the trend would still be going strong. it looks like it’s just beginning! can’t wait to see the book.

  21. Oh you fabulous one! I’m so sincerely happy for you and all of your well-deserved success. What an exciting time for you all around! The book looks nothing short of incredible, and I will be the first one in line to buy it and spread the word. Congratulations, Courtney!

  22. Yippee!!! I am so dang proud of you!!!! So many wonderful things happening to you, I am very happy for you. Congratulations on your most amazing year!! I look forward to many more of your amazing books and creativeness.

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  24. Can hardly wait for your book!!! Would love to get it so I can pass on some great ideas!

  25. AMAZING!!!!! Can’t wait to get my copy!! Congratulations Courtney, on a fabtastic year and this is the cherry on the the push pop!! ;D


  26. SO thrilled for you!! I love to see the hard work paying off!! xoxo

  27. Hello Courtney, Congratulations on your new book! Thank you so much for listing our company as a supplier on the containers and stands. We spoke with your publisher last year and were thrilled that you were creating this. We will be recommending your book on our main site as well as our sister sites. Your work is fabulous! If you would like to offer a give away on the stands or containers on your site just let us know. We will totally support you! Again, Congratulations on your success:)

  28. Dear Courtney,
    I am a member of the good cook book club. I was so excited when I saw your cookbook on Push -up Pops. I did not order the book because I wnted the “easy- to- find clear plastic molds. I can not find them ANYWHERE. I looked and looked and looked and called so many places. Would appreciate you telling me where I can get these NOT easy to find molds. THANK YOU.
    Dee Lobo Tampa, Florida 813-251-8201

    1. Hi Dee, you can find them at Michaels (wilton makes them), Amazon (just type push-up pops in the search bar), Etsy (type push-up pops in search),, and

      1. Hey Dee and Courtney, you can also get them at our newer shopping site at Courtney, this is the newer site from our original site that you listed in your book:) We will start redirecting all of our new customers there.

  29. Kelsey Metzger says:

    I loved the book. I need help though, I made the margarita pops per the recipe and they leaked out the bottom as our guest had them creating a sticky mess. Any suggestions?

    1. Hi Kelsey! How strange! I’ve even filled mine with water to test if they leak and never had a problem. Where did you buy them?

      1. Kelsey Metzger says:

        I bought them through Amazon who sold them for the push pop container store. They were still a hit, just thought you might have some suggestions for the future. Thanks for the speedy response

  30. Oh my goodness, I love this! I’d love to be inspired to keep perfecting my cupcake skills!!

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