Published on October 26, 2016

Election Night 2016 is going to be a doozy, so you might want some decadence and comfort. These ooey-gooey, fried, and sugary recipes ought to do the trick.

Pumpkin Beer Pretzels with Chipotle Queso

Oktoberfest may be over but you can still whip up some beer pretzels and dance on top of tables (shouting at the television)!

Chili Pot Pies

These adorable pies are a great excuse to stock up on ramekins and eat chili before Super Bowl Sunday. 

BBQ Beef and Cheddar Poutine

Moving to Canada? Get acclimated with this delicious fry staple from the land of the Canucks. 

Buttermilk Chicken Biscuits with Habanero Peach Hot Sauce + Honey Butter

Warm up your appetite by going in on one of these babies, which provide all of the important food groups for election night: hot sauce, sugar, fried chicken, carbs, and butter.

Homemade Pierogis

The ultimate Polish comfort food… yum! Fill up on these and take a nap through the whole ordeal. 

Dill Pickle Dip

Dunk chips, pretzels, pretzel thins and more into this salty, creamy, and rich dip by Noble Pig

Slow Cooker Honey Buffalo Meatballs

Buffalo sauce isn’t just for game day. Besides, this is the biggest match of the year. 

Spinach and Artichoke Pizza

Love the slices at Artichoke Pizza in NYC? Make your own (lighter) version, thanks to this veg-heavy recipe by Bakers Royale

Sloppy Joe Mac ‘n Cheese

It’s the ultimate in ooey-gooey, hearty goodness. Sink your teeth into this meaty, cheesy skillet of heaven. 

Turkey, Cranberry, and Brie Egg Rolls

Have Thanksgiving come early this year with these egg rolls that basically fit the whole dinner in one bite!

Cheddar, Bacon, Chicken, Apple Sandwiches with Honey Mustard Spread

Make enough to pack for lunch all week long! You’re going to want seconds… and thirds of this sammy by Recipe Runner.  

Slow Cooker Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate

Slow cook this dessert drink for as long as the candidates have been simmering. Just kidding, it’ll only take a couple hours. 

Pumpkin Apple Cider Shandy

A shandy makes things more dandy. Or at least… bearable. Try this autumn take by With Salt and Wit

Cream Cheese Filled Pumpkin Bread

You probably haven’t gotten your fill of pumpkin-y treats, so why not crack one out during the toughest day of the season?

M&M’s Brownie Batter Dip

Dunk cookies, pretzels, apples, and more in this chocolate masterpiece. Bonus: there’s no raw egg!

Potato Chip Pretzel Caramel Corn

Get your sweet and salty all in one sticky bite with this popcorn recipe by Food Babbles

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