13 Creative Takes on Deviled Eggs

We’ve got recipes to help you make easy twists on everyone’s favorite finger food.

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Start With...

Tara Donne

Start With...

6 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and halved lengthwise
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 tsp. Dijon-style mustard
1/4 tsp. salt
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Scoop the yolks out of the whites and mash with a fork. Choose one of the twelve variations. Unless directed otherwise, add the mayonnaise, mustard, salt, and pepper to the yolks. Continue with the variation directions.

Safety Tip: If using dyed Easter eggs, make sure they haven’t been at room temp for longer than two hours.

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Pepperoni Pizza

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Pepperoni Pizza

Stir additional ingredients into your yolk mixture before spooning or piping it into the whites and garnishing!

Omit the mustard. Add 3 Tbs. finely shredded Italian cheese blend, 2 Tbs. finely chopped pepperoni, 1 Tbs. finely chopped fresh basil, 1 Tbs. finely chopped seeded tomato, and 1 tsp. white-wine vinegar. Top with a small piece of pepperoni and a sprinkle of cheese.

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4 Ways With Deviled Eggs

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Buffalo

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Buffalo

Stir additional ingredients into your yolk mixture before spooning or piping it into the whites and garnishing!

Omit the mustard. Add 2 Tbs. finely chopped celery, 1 Tbs. buffalo-style hot sauce, and 1 Tbs. crumbled blue cheese. Drizzle with hot sauce, and sprinkle with blue cheese and chopped celery leaves.

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Smoked Salmon

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Smoked Salmon

Stir additional ingredients into your yolk mixture before spooning or piping it into the whites and garnishing!

Reduce the mayonnaise to 2 Tbs. and add 2 Tbs. crème fraîche or sour cream, 1 Tbs. minced fresh chives, and 1 tsp. lemon juice. Top with a small piece of smoked salmon and a sprig of dill.

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Taco

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Taco

Stir additional ingredients into your yolk mixture before spooning or piping it into the whites and garnishing!

Swap out the mayonnaise for 1/4 cup sour cream, omit the mustard, and add 1 tsp. lime juice, 1/4 tsp. chili powder, 1/4 tsp. hot sauce, and 1/8 tsp. ground cumin. Drizzle with hot sauce and top with cilantro.

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Parmesan

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Parmesan

Stir additional ingredients into your yolk mixture before spooning or piping it into the whites and garnishing!

Omit the salt and add 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese, 1 tsp. lemon juice, and 1 small garlic clove, grated. Dust with Parmesan cheese and paprika, and top each with a small piece of Parmesan crisp.

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Barbeque

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Barbeque

Stir additional ingredients into your yolk mixture before spooning or piping it into the whites and garnishing!

Reduce the mayonnaise to 2 Tbs. and add 3 Tbs. barbecue sauce. Dust with smoked paprika and sprinkle with thinly sliced green onions.

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Classic

Classic

Stir additional ingredients into your yolk mixture before spooning or piping it into the whites and garnishing!

Add 1 tsp. white-wine vinegar and dust with paprika

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Bacon & Chive

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Bacon & Chive

Stir additional ingredients into your yolk mixture before spooning or piping it into the whites and garnishing!

Swap out the mayonnaise for 1/4 cup sour cream, and add 1 Tbs. minced fresh chives, 1 tsp. white-wine vinegar, and 1/8 tsp. granulated garlic. Sprinkle with chopped cooked bacon

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BLT

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BLT

Stir additional ingredients into your yolk mixture before spooning or piping it into the whites and garnishing!

Add 2 Tbs. finely chopped cooked bacon, 1 Tbs. finely chopped seeded tomato, and 1 tsp. white wine vinegar. Top with a small piece of cooked bacon, a thin slice of grape tomato, and shredded romaine lettuce.

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Ranch

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Ranch

Stir additional ingredients into your yolk mixture before spooning or piping it into the whites and garnishing!

Reduce the mayonnaise to 2 Tbs., omit the mustard, and add 2 Tbs. ranch dressing and 1/8 tsp. granulated garlic. Top with dill and chives.

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Curry

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Curry

Stir additional ingredients into your yolk mixture before spooning or piping it into the whites and garnishing!

Add 1 tsp. lemon juice, 1 tsp. finely chopped fresh cilantro, 1/2 tsp. curry powder, and 1/2 tsp. mango chutney. Dust with curry powder and cayenne

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Guacamole

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Guacamole

Stir additional ingredients into your yolk mixture before spooning or piping it into the whites and garnishing!

Swap out the mayonnaise and mustard for 1/2 cup mashed avocado. Add 1 Tbs. finely chopped fresh cilantro, 2 tsp. lime juice, 1 tsp. hot sauce, and 1/8 tsp. granulated garlic. Top with a small piece of tortilla chip and sprig of cilantro.