I came up with decorating the box with the quote:
"I love you like a fat kid loves cake"
While my mom thought it was offensive, I thought it was hilarious and completely appropriate!
His homemade goodies included:
Chocolate frosting (not homemade)
For the most part, everything traveled pretty well. He said the monkey bread was a bit hard but still delicious. And he was in love with the candy cookies (the secret: a package of instant vanilla pudding in the batter).