20 Deviled Egg Ideas You’ll Never Get Bored Of

They’re a cinch to make—and the perfect canvas for just about any culinary whim.

March 09, 2023

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Our Best Deviled Egg Recipes

Deviled eggs are a classic and it’s not hard to see why. As long as you know how to cook and peel hard-boiled eggs, you’re only a few pantry staples away from indulging in their rich-and-creamy goodness. Whether you make deviled eggs the traditional way or dress them up with fancy add-ins like crispy bacon, truffle oil or succulent lobster, they’re guaranteed to be a hit at picnics, parties, barbecues and more. Wondering where to start? You can’t go wrong with our test kitchen’s tried-and-true take. The filling for the hard-boiled eggs gets some kick from mustard and hot sauce. We like the simplicity of the flavor (it reminds us of a good egg salad)—but you could easily consider this a base recipe and use your imagination to add other toppings or mix-ins.

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Avocado Deviled Eggs

Two crowd-pleasing foods (deviled eggs and guacamole) come together in this make-ahead party snack that's perfect for any occasion.

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Smoky Grilled Deviled Eggs

These delicious deviled eggs are packed with smoky flavor. Adobo sauce and smoked paprika spice up the yolks, while a quick trip to a hot grill gives the whites a hint of fire and grill marks.

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Truffled Deviled Eggs

A little bit of truffle oil easily upgrades the flavor of classic deviled eggs. If you don't have pieces of black truffle to add to the filling you can add extra oil but be careful — a little truffle oil goes a long way. We reccomend tasting and adjusting as necessary.

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Fried Deviled Eggs

Crunchy and creamy join forces to make an upgraded deviled egg that will upend your usual backyard BBQ fare. Fried hard-boiled egg whites are filled with a tangy egg yolk filling: think Scotch egg (a soft-boiled egg encased in sausage and then breaded and deep-fried) meets deviled egg. It's an addictive mashup with the perfect spicy touch, thanks to pickled jalapeno.

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Deviled Eggs

Ree gives her deviled eggs just a little tangy kick with a secret ingredient: pickles. She uses both chopped pickles and pickle juice!

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Classic Deviled Eggs

It's tough to beat a classic, especially when it comes together with just a handful of ingredients — and tastes this good!

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Bacon-Stuffed Deviled Eggs

Thought that bacon and eggs were just for breakfast? Not anymore! Crisp, salty pork is the perfect addition to the rich and creamy egg yolk filling in this classic appetizer.

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Sunny's Deviled Eggs

Sunny's two simple-but-genius twists on the classic deviled egg? A little jalapeno pepper in the filling and a generous sprinkle of crunchy fried onions on top.

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Ranch Deviled Eggs

How do you pack all the cool, refreshing flavor of Ranch dressing into a deviled egg? A mix of cucumber, parsley, chives and dill.

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Colorful Naturally-Dyed Deviled Eggs

Perfect for Easter, baby showers, birthday parties and more, these tinted treats are colored using real foods like turmeric, beets and cabbage.

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Smoked Salmon Deviled Eggs

Want to take deviled eggs in a whole new direction? Ina gives hers extra creaminess with a little cream cheese and elevates the flavor profile with smoked salmon and salmon roe. Perfect for brunch, cocktail parties and holiday dinners!

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Pickled Beet Deviled Eggs

These irresistibly delicious deviled eggs get their pretty pink color naturally — from a beet. You'll need to soak the boiled, peeled eggs for at least 4 hours to achieve a rosy hue (and longer if you want a deep pink color) so be sure to plan ahead.

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Blue Deviled Eggs

We double down on the salty blue cheese in this recipe by adding it to the filling — and sprinkling more on top. A little hot sauce and fresh celery give these deviled eggs a flavor that will remind you of Buffalo wings.

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Pimento Deviled Eggs

The filling for these deviled eggs is upgraded with pimentos, cream cheese and sharp Cheddar for an easy, pimento cheese-inspired take.

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Deviled Eggs with Candied Bacon

If you can take a few extra minutes to make some sweet-and-smoky, candied bacon we promise you won't be disappointed. The key is to bakd it on a wire rack so that the air can circulate around the bacon, making it perfectly crisp.

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Lobster Deviled Eggs

Hosting a party and hoping to impress? These lobster deviled eggs are exactly the appetizer you need. Best of all, you can make 24 egg halves using just one lobster — so you don't have to spend a fortune doing it.

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Chili Deviled Eggs

You don't have to wait until game day to make these tasty, two-bite treats. The flavors of chili powder, sour cream, corn chips and Cheddar cheese are always welcome at the table!

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Crab Rangoon Deviled Eggs

Inspired by the crab and cream cheese puffs enjoyed at Chinese-American restaurants, these deviled eggs feature yolks blended with mayo, sour cream, hot Chinese mustard and soy sauce, plus scallions and fried wonton strips for garnish.

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Halloween Deviled Tea Eggs

These one-of-a-kind deviled eggs get their marbled appearance with a surprisingly simple technique. Crack the shells of the hard-boiled eggs (but don't remove them) and leave the eggs to steep in tea. Maneet dyes her filling orange and makes these for Halloween but you could just as easily leave the food coloring out and make them year-round.

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