There are a few recipes that everybody should know how to make, and deviled eggs is one of them. Festive, pretty, and packed with protein, these cute little snacks are a party standby for a reason.

Since, it’s always a good time to whip these up, we’ve created an easy guide on how to make deviled eggs. Try whipping up a batch now, and another one for Easter dinner. If you’re feeling ambitious, try one of our unique egg variations. They’ll earn you the best spot at the dinner table—guaranteed!

What You’ll Need:

Gather these ingredients to make 24 delicious deviled eggs!


  • 12 eggs
  • 3 teaspoons mustard
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 3 teaspoons relish
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Paprika for topping


  • Bowl
  • Spoon
  • Knife
  • Saucepan

Directions to Make Deviled Eggs:

Step 1: Place eggs in a wide saucepan. Fill the saucepan with water until the eggs are submerged and bring the water to a boil for 10 minutes.

Step 2: Remove the eggs from the pot and transfer them to the refrigerator or a bowl of ice water. Let them cool for about half an hour.

Step 3: Remove the shells from each of the eggs.

Step 4: Slice the eggs in half lengthwise.

Step 5: Scoop the egg yolks from each egg and place them all in a bowl.

Step 6: Combine the egg yolks with mustard, mayonnaise, salt, pepper, and relish.

Step 7: Put one scoop of the yolk mixture back into each of the cooked eggs.

Step 8: Serve chilled with paprika on top!

Deviled Egg Variations

Now that you know how to make a deviled egg, it’s time to get fancy! Using the original deviled egg recipe above, try one or more of these variations:

Are you feeling like a deviled egg pro yet? As easy as these eggs are to make, they always end up looking impressive! If you’re hosting a meal at your home, be sure to serve a batch or two. They look beautiful displayed on a table with pretty flowers and custom decorations. Happy feasting!

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