I want to bring something that will travel well (last time I wrapped the toffee in wax paper and put it in a tin and it did great on the flight tucked in my carry on) and is sort of summery and sweet, and maybe contains pecans and/or rhubarb (I've got a lot of both in the freezer!). I'm also a fan of simpler recipes.
Sent by LeiaEditor: Leia, what about nougat? It's still a simple candy, but it's a little lighter and more summery. You could use pecans in it too:
Also think about these meringues:
Readers, what would you suggest for Leia and her homemade treats?
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