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Traditions - Deviled Eggs

Updated on July 4, 2015

Deviled Eggs - Yummy!

Summertime and the picnics are coming! Do you know where your deviled egg recipe is? Don't have a deviled egg recipe? Come on into my lens and I'll hook you up with some of the countries leading chef's and their deviled egg recipes.

(Did you know that deviled eggs can also be called "stuffed eggs"?)


Deviled eggs are simple food. Whenever we have a potluck dinner to attend, I bring deviled eggs. I am guaranteed to take home an empty plate! Deviled eggs are simple enough that you can have your children help you make them. This is a recipe that everyone can help with at almost any age! I can now have my oldest (19!) make them from start to finish! We also have deviled eggs with all of our holiday meals.

Deviled Egg Trays!

My recipe originated from the Better Homes & Garden cookbook. I have "tweaked" it over the years and now I don't measure anything. I just "splash and dash". I do a lot of taste testing to get the balance of flavors just right.


  • 6 hard-cooked eggs
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  1. Halve hard-cooked eggs lengthwise; remove yolks and mash with a fork. Stir in mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard, and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Stuff egg whites with yolk mixture. Garnish with paprika or parsley, if desired. Makes 12 servings.
  2. My Modification:
  3. Substitute/add Dijon mustard - gives it a little more "kick"
Cast your vote for My Deviled Egg Recipe

Deviled Eggs - Standard or Unique?!

There are many different deviled egg recipes out there. Are you old-fashioned or like adventure?

Do you like your deviled eggs plain or fancy?

Deviled Egg Videos!

Show your love for deviled eggs!

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      JimDickens 5 years ago

      One of my absolute favorite things to eat. I consider it a personal failing if any deviled eggs go home with their maker at the end of a potluck meal.

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      ladykida 6 years ago

      Yummy Llens!

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      Barbara Isbill 6 years ago from New Market Tn 37820

      Great lens. I included it in my new deviled egg lens. Happy holidays.

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      Barbara Isbill 6 years ago from New Market Tn 37820

      looks great

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      MQWilson 6 years ago

      this recipe certainly looks yummy

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      Tarra99 6 years ago

      Our recipes are close...I use Mayo but no vinegar...and a couple other tweaks...Mmmmm, now I have a craving! Thanks for sharing!

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      Moonmaid4 8 years ago

      As I mention above I like mine to a little different. My lens "Eggs be Devilled" will show you what I mean. But yous do look really good I must say.

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      Treasures By Brenda 8 years ago from Canada

      Welcome to the Culinary Favorites From A to Z group. Your lens is being featured under 'E is for Eggs.' Don’t forget to come back and add your lens to the link list so that it will appear twice on the group page!

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      Trekkiemelissa 9 years ago

      mmmmmm yummy. I like devils eggs. :)

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      Treasures By Brenda 9 years ago from Canada

      Forgot to say I was lensrolling your lens to my Hawaiian Potato Salad lens. Great summertime fare!

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      Treasures By Brenda 9 years ago from Canada

      You are right, there will never be any deviled egg leftovers. As a matter of fact, they might actually cause a riot...nicely done lens; blessed by a Squid Angel. You should submit your lens to some food groups, like Culinary Favorites From A to Z!


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      Cheryl Kohan 9 years ago from Minnesota

      I've never tried the BH&G recipe and it looks quite tasty! Think I'll make them this Memorial Day weekend. I had no idea there were so many links to Deviled Egg recipes - very cool!

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      Tuula Olin 9 years ago

      Great lens, beautiful pics. This makes me want to make these eggs for the brunch.

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      x3xsolxdierx3x lm 9 years ago

      Great job with this lens, Terry. 5 stars :)

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      EpicFarms 9 years ago

      I'll have to try the vinegar (that was a new one :o) Great lens!

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      Heather Burns 9 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

      nice lens!

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      TwinsMama LM 9 years ago

      My mom used to make deviled eggs for parties. Just seeing this lens reminds me of her. Thanks for passing along a recipe for it... I never did get hers.

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      Joan4 9 years ago

      What a great recipe lens idea! We love deviled eggs -- and especially deviled egg sandwiches!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 9 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      I do love deviled eggs and yours sound and look fantastic. Great lens.

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      Carol Goss 9 years ago

      Oh, I love deviled eggs great lens

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      Charlyjl 9 years ago

      I'm not really sure what Deviled eggs are - but they sure look good. Might have to try this recipe out!

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      enslavedbyfaeries 9 years ago

      These look fantastic! Great recipe lens. :)

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      bdkz 9 years ago

      I LOVE deviled eggs!

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      annetteghallowe1 9 years ago

      Deviled Eggs! Another one of my daughter's favorites....Rocket Moms Rock! 5*

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      hlkljgk 9 years ago from Western Mass

      i so love deviled eggs. i have no idea why i don't make them all of the time. things will change!

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      Mary 9 years ago from Chicago area

      Classic dish. I just made a ton of them with Easter eggs. Am going to add one of those platters to my wish list, as serving them is the one challenge involved ;) I use mustard, mustard powder, mayo, and a little pepper--and sprinkle with paprika. Need to try with some vinegar, per your advice!

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      pennymoore 9 years ago

      Mmmm deviled eggs are a summer food for sure! My grandmother has been making them my whole life! YUM


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