The third and final presidential debate of 2016 is set to take place on Wednesday night. Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump have had an interesting October and many viewers are expected to gather around the television to see what the White House hopefuls have to say to the American people.
Whether you are throwing together a last minute party or have been planning out a menu for weeks, below are a few easy recipes to consider trying for a debate party.
Macaroni and Cheese
If you or your guests are stressing out about the election and the results of this debate, you may want to consider some comfort food. You can cook up this creamy dish in just 10 minutes and it serves up to six people.
Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Sundaes
Many have said this election is a circus, so why not stick with the theme and entertain your pals with these easy sundaes? With brown sugar and your choice of ice cream, it is sure to be a big hit among your guests.
Jalapeño Popper Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Keep your guests awake with this spicy delicious sandwich. If you see your pal nodding off during the debate, wake them up with this creamy, cheesy, bacon filled treat. Serve it as a main dish or cut the sandwich into squares to make it an appetizer.
Kale Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette
If you are trying to keep healthy on debate night, this salad makes for a tasty entrée or you can serve it on the side in addition to whatever else is on your menu.
Peanut Butter Oreo Popcorn
What is a debate without popcorn? Keep everyone alert with this tasty spin on the classic snack food. Whether you serve it as an appetizer or a dessert, there is no doubt that your guests will be satisfied.
Crispy Fried Chicken
This tasty recipe serves eight and can be made a few hours before your party kicks off. Just be sure to cover the chicken in foil, not only does it keep the food moist but it also makes clean up easier.
Take the patriotic route to dessert land with these fun red, white and blue chocolate covered pretzels.
Chili Cheese Burger
Two of the most popular American dishes rolled together on one bun — what more can you ask for? This cheesy burger goes great with a side of fries. You can serve it as a main dish or turn it into sliders, in any case, guests will be asking for seconds.