Election Night Party Food

Photographs from Huffington Post

Staring at the screen tomorrow night, watching as states light up red and blue, will require energy. Depending on the winner, it may also require comfort food. Here's some ideas for your election night party menu:



  • Red State Velvet Cake (recipe)
  • Obama and McCain Gingerbread Men (recipe)
  • Cindy McCain's Potentially Plagiarized Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies (recipe)
  • Michele Obama's Amaretto Shortbread (recipe)
  • Baked Alaska (recipe from Gael Gand)
  • Elephant Ears and Donkey Tails Puff Pastry (recipe)


  • Palin Syrah Wine
  • I Can See White Russians From My House (recipe)
  • Jones Soda Campaign Cola
  • Coffee (it could be a late night before polls close)