Slideshow: What To Bake For Your Election Day Party

American Flag Cake
American Flag Cake
Who wouldn't elect you winner of the election day party if you serve this awesome American flag cake? (And don't tell anyone, but it's pretty easy to assemble.)

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[Photograph: Jessie Olsen]

First Lady Cookies
First Lady Cookies
A few weeks ago, Michelle Obama and Ann Romney faced off in the annual Family Circle’s Presidential Cookie Bake-Off. Michelle's recipe for White and Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies won over Ann's M&M Cookies. Here's a recipe so you can recreate the winner at home.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes
Strawberry Shortcake Cupcakes
Cast your vote in cake! Serve half of these cupcakes with strawberries and half with blueberries—people can take a cake that represents their party.

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White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies
White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies
Celebrate Obama's heritage by making these Hawaiian inspired cookies. They're soft and chewy and totally delicious.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

Cape Cod Muffins
Cape Cod Muffins
Give a nod to Romney's time as governor of Massachusetts with these Cape Cod Muffins. They're buttery and light with both blueberries and cranberries hidden inside.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]

CookieGate Cookies
CookieGate Cookies
Back in April, Mitt Romney was involved in a bit of a snafu when he claimed that some cookies he was offered on the campaign trail were from a 7-11 when they were in fact made by a beloved Pittsburgh institution, Bethel Bakery. Harken back to CookieGate with your own plate of cookies—this chocolate chip cookie recipe from David Lebovitz is a good start.

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[Photograph: Robyn Lee]

Strawberry-Blueberry Tart
Strawberry-Blueberry Tart
This patriotic tart has a creamy lemon filling, a buttery graham cracker crust, and a topping of fresh berries.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]