The Best Easy Deviled Eggs Recipe Ever

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The Best Easy Deviled Eggs Recipe Ever – easy and delicious perfect classic deviled eggs that are perfect for parties, potlucks, easter, or meals!

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Easy Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are one of the best parts of spring and summer – they are easy to make but look insanely elegant, they are light – but filling, they use up all the eggs you dye at Easter, and they are naturally low carb and work with a keto diet.

The Best Deviled Egg Recipe Ever is a classic staple everyone should have in their back pocket – it is easy to dress up (check out my Bacon Sriracha Deviled Eggs, and Bacon Crab Deviled Eggs for some good ideas), and goes well with everything!

If you’re looking for the best ever deviled egg recipe – you’re in the right place. I hope you love these easy deviled eggs as much as we do!

How To Make Deviled Eggs

How to cut deviled eggs. Deviled eggs get their signature look from being sliced in half, the yolks scooped out and whipped with mayo and mustard, and then piped back in.

For perfectly cut deviled eggs:

  • Start with boiled eggs that have cooled.
  • Cut boiled, peeled eggs in half lengthwise with a smooth, single motion.
  • Gently scoop yolk from middle of egg – it should pop out.
  • Remove yolks and place in a small bowl.
  • If making ahead of time, store egg white halves in a tightly sealed container in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

How to pipe eggs. You can easily use a spoon to scoop your egg yolk filling back in your eggs, but it is so easy (and so much prettier) to pipe it back in!
While a pastry bag with a star tip will give you a dramatic look, it’s easy to pipe the egg yolk filling by just using a plastic bag with the tip cut off. Don’t worry too much if it looks a little haphazard – topping the eggs with bacon, chives, and sriracha will make even the sloppiest of piping jobs look perfect!

  • Add Yolk mixture to pastry bag or ziploc bag with the tip of one corner cut off.
  • Gently pipe yolk mixture back into egg.
  • If you like spicy food and want extra spicy deviled eggs, mix a little mayonnaise with sriracha and then top with more sriracha!

Tips and Tricks to Perfect Deviled Eggs & FAQs

How to easily peel eggs. It can be tricky to have easy to peel boiled eggs – but I have a trick that will help make your boiled eggs easy to peel! Once your boiled eggs are cool, crack the eggs and place in cold water for 10 minutes, then try to peel them – the shock of cold water helps the shells come off quickly. Make sure to place them in water with plenty of ice to really help get that shell ready to peel off easily!

How far ahead can deviled eggs be made? Deviled eggs can be hard-boiled and peeled up to 1 day in advance and stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container. The eggs can also be sliced, and yolk filling prepped, a day in advance – but save the yolk filling in a small airtight container, and save the piping for just before serving the deviled eggs. Fill the egg white shells when ready to serve, and top with sriracha, diced chives, paprika, and bacon.

Recipe FAQs

How far in advance can you make deviled eggs?

Deviled eggs can be hard-boiled and peeled up to 1 day in advance and stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container.

How can I make eggs easier to peel?

Shock boiled eggs in cold water and crack them to make them easier to peel – the cold water will help make it easier to peel!

How can I make deviled eggs less watery?

Adding eggs to cold water will stop cooking immediately as well as making eggs easier to peel, so do not skip cold water soak. Use a potato masher or a fork to stir yolks into a creamy filling without lumps and without overworking.

Can I make other flavor deviled eggs?

Find more of my deviled egg recipes here.

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Other Easter Recipes You’ll Love

If you love these delicious deviled eggs, be sure to check out our other classics like Bloody Mary Deviled Eggs, Bacon and Onion Jam Deviled Eggs, and Bacon Crab Deviled Eggs for unique twists on this classic.

And for more Easter dishes that are perfect for the family celebration, check out some of our favorites like Easter pretzel snacks, Cadbury creme rocky road bark, ribeye roast, buttery soft rolls, or one of our favorites below:

For more recipes to serve at Easter, click for our Easter recipe archives here.

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The Best Deviled Eggs Recipe Ever

The Best Easy Deviled Eggs Recipe Ever – easy and delicious perfect classic deviled eggs that are perfect for parties, potlucks, easter, or meals!
Course Eggs
Cuisine American
Keyword american, appetizer, breakfast, eggs, side dish, southern
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Additional Time 10 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 103kcal
Author Courtney ODell

Ingredients

  • ½ dozen large eggs
  • 3 – 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • ½ teaspoon Hungarian paprika

Instructions

  • In a heavy large pot with thick base, cover eggs with cold water and bring to a boil.
  • Remove the pot from the heat, cover, and let sit for exactly 14 minutes.
  • Plunge the eggs into a bowl of ice water to cool for 10 minutes.
  • Tap the eggs with the back of a spoon gently.
  • Eggs can sit in water overnight for incredibly easy to peel eggs.
  • When you’re almost ready to serve, peel eggs.
  • Cut eggs in half, lengthwise.
  • Gently use a spoon to scoop out egg yolks. Place in small bowl nearby.
  • Add yolks and mayonnaise to the bowl.
  • Whip with a spoon or fork until yolk mixture is smooth and fluffy.
  • Scoop the yolk mix to a pastry bag fitted with a star tip, or a plastic bag with the corner cut off.
  • Pipe yolk filling into egg white halves.
  • Sprinkle with paprika to top.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1egg half | Calories: 103kcal | Protein: 6g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 188mg | Sodium: 105mg

About Courtney

Courtney loves to share great wine, good food, and loves to explore far flung places- all while masting an everyday elegant and easy style at lifestyle blog Sweet C’s Designs. Sweet C's devoted to finding the best food and drinks you'll want to make or find, around the world!

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6 Comments

  1. Darryl Vickers says:

    Going to try these for Easter, for mayonnaise is it miracle whip or hellmann’s? Thanks in advance
    Darryl

    1. Courtney ODell says:

      We actually prefer Dukes 😉

  2. Louise says:

    I thoroughly enjoy receiving your recipes and have already tried your baked pork tenderloin in gravy. Yum yum. Delicious
    Thank you