Election Day Party: Perfect Political-Themed Recipes (Access Hollywood Live)

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Election Day party recipes --
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Election Day party recipes --

With Election Day upon us, why not get your political (party) on?

Entertaining expert Kris Schoels stopped by Access Hollywood Live with tips to hosting an awesome election-inspired bash. Besides lots of red, white & blue décor, Kris also shared these sweet election-inspired party favors & drink recipe.

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PATRIOTIC POPCORN MIX

Ingredients:

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6 cups popped popcorn

1 cup of blue M&Ms

4 tbsp. red sprinkles

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Optional: red, white, and blue jellybeans

Lightly toss all the ingredients together in a large bowl. Place in clear plastic containers and give to your guests as party favor to take home.

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STAR SPANGLED CANDY MIX

Ingredients:

2 cups of red candy

2 cups of white candy

2 cups of blue candy

8 small mason jars

Layer 1/4 cup of the blue candy, 1/4 cup of the white candy and 1/4 cup of the red candy (in that order) into the jar. Makes 8 party favors.

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BALANCED BUDGET

Ingredients:

1 oz. berry vodka

1 oz. blue curacao

1 oz. soft-whipped cream flavored with strawberry puree

In mixing glass filled with ice, stir the first two ingredients, and then strain into a flute glass. Use the bowl of a bar spoon to pour the lightly whipped berry-flavored cream. Garnish with half strawberry on the rim.

For more of Kris' entertaining tips and recipes, check out www.youngmarriedchic.com.

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