How to Make Deviled Eggs That Will be Devoured at Potlucks

Use this easy recipe to make the BEST classic deviled eggs.  Learn how to make this family and potluck favorite recipe with step-by-step instructions.

Healthy Deviled Eggs as an Appetizer with Paprika

No potluck is complete without a tray of deviled eggs. Yet, for as prevalent as they are, especially right after Easter, this is one appetizer that is “hit or miss”.

Sometimes you’ll grab a deviled egg that is SO delicious that you NEED to go back for two more. Other times, you take one bite and you set it back down and push it to the “discard pile”.

This is THE recipe for making a tray of delicious Deviled Eggs that are certain to be the first to disappear at your next potluck.

How to Make the BEST Deviled Eggs

deviled eggs on a white tray

This is my go-to recipe for deviled eggs. My secret is replacing the white vinegar with cider vinegar. This small change adds an extra special flavor to your eggs.

How to Hard Boil Eggs

deviled eggs on a white tray

  • Gently place the eggs in a pot and fill the pot with cold water until the eggs are covered and the water level is about an inch above the eggs.
  • Bring the water to a boil and then reduce the heat to medium low.
  • Let the water simmer for 10 minutes, then drain the eggs and run them under cold water for a minute or two to cool.

What You’ll Need to Make a Classic Deviled Egg Recipe

  • 6 hard boiled eggs
  • 2 tbsp mayo
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp yellow mustard
  • ½ tsp salt

How to Make the Best Deviled Eggs

  1. Slice eggs in half lengthwise. Remove the yolks and place them in a small bowl; set the egg whites aside.
  2. Mash the yolks with a fork.
  3. Add the mayo, sugar, cider vinegar, mustard, and salt.  Mix until well combined.
  4. Spoon yolk mixture into hollows of egg whites.
  5. Sprinkle with paprika for added color.

Deviled Egg Toppings

For an extra special treat, top your deviled eggs with any one of the following ingredients:

  • Cooked, crumbled bacon
  • Fresh herbs
  • Thinly sliced scallion greens
  • Smoked salmon
  • Finely diced pickles
  • Finely diced roasted red peppers
  • Everything but the Bagel Seasoning

This post showed you how to make the BEST Deviled Eggs that will be instantly devoured at any gatherings!

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How to Make Deviled Eggs That Will be Devoured at Potlucks

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Use this easy recipe to make the BEST classic deviled eggs.  Learn how to make this family and potluck favorite recipe with step-by-step instructions.
Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:10 mins

Ingredients

  • 6 hard-boiled eggs
  • 2 tbsp mayo
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp yellow mustard
  • ½ tsp salt
  • Paprika

Instructions

  • Slice eggs in half lengthwise. Remove the yolks and place them in a small bowl; set the egg whites aside.
  • Mash the yolks with a fork.
  • Add the mayo, sugar, cider vinegar, mustard, and salt.  Mix until well combined.
  • Spoon yolk mixture into hollows of egg whites.
  • Sprinkle with paprika for added color.
Course: Appetizer
Servings: 12
Author: Snug & Cozy Life

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