This cookie competition has successfully predicted the winners of the Presidential elections four times in a row.
Family Circle always asks for a “bake off” between aspiring first ladies. Strangely, whoever takes this contest also ends up moving into the White House. Victory, it seems, is sweet.
Michelel Obama, wife of Democratic Illinois Senator Barack Obama, has a recipe for shortbread cookies with zest of lemon and orange, and a cheeky kick of almond liqueur Amaretto. Cindy McCain is placing her bets on oatmeal butterscotch cookies.
Too bad Hillary Clinton won’t be sharing her recipe for chocolate chip cookies, which won (twice) against Barbara Bush and then Elizabeth Dole.