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The Best Deviled Eggs Recipes

Consider your next snack or appetizer sorted! We’ve rounded up the Best Deviled Eggs Recipes to make for any occasion, from potlucks to parties. 

A plate of deviled eggs sprinkled with hot cheetos
Hot Cheetos Deviled Eggs from Foodness Gracious

Your next party or potluck is begging for a plate of deviled eggs! Deviled eggs make a fabulous easy appetizer, or a healthy snack packed with protein. This classic egg preparation is simple to make and never fails to please a crowd.

Why not whip up a batch just because? Easy, creamy, savory and delicious is the name of the game with the recipes below. From classic deviled eggs to versions with a twist, these are sure to disappear in minutes. Plus, scroll down for helpful storage tips and topping ideas!

What Are Deviled Eggs? 

If you’ve never had one, you might be wondering, what in the devil is a deviled egg, anyway? 

Deviled eggs are eggs that are hard-boiled, peeled, cut in half, and then filled with a creamy mixture of cooked egg yolks blended with ingredients like mayo and mustard. You’ll often find deviled eggs served as a cold appetizer or side dish at parties.

The term “deviled” dates back to the 18th and 19th Centuries, used to describe foods that were spicy or zesty. Deviled egg recipes, usually made with mustard and pepper, definitely fit the bill!

What Are Other Names for Deviled Eggs?

In some parts of the Southern and Midwestern US, deviled eggs go by other names, like salad eggs or dressed eggs. Often to avoid the term “deviled” when served at a church gathering! Deviled eggs are also called stuffed eggs or Russian eggs.

Deviled Egg Recipes to Try

Next up, a round up of the best deviled eggs recipes! Take these fun and flavorful variations of deviled eggs along to your next gathering, and just watch them disappear.

Deviled eggs on a serving platter

Deviled Eggs

This classic deviled eggs recipe is a real keeper! Simple, creamy, and full of flavor, ready for serving in minutes.

A serving platted filled with homemade deviled eggs

Pimento Cheese Deviled Eggs

Zesty yet mild pimento peppers and cheddar cheese kick things up a notch when it comes to deviled eggs! This is an easy and flavorful twist that the whole party will love.

Three southern deviled eggs on a white plate with smoked paprika, chives and pepper on top.

Southern Deviled Eggs

The cherry (or egg, rather) on top of any Easter celebration in the South is a plate of deviled eggs! This classic Southern recipe is creamy and tangy, and the perfect mouthful for popping!

Greek Yogurt Deviled Eggs Recipe

Greek Yogurt Deviled Eggs – No Mayo

Keep the flavor and lose the mayo with this easy and delicious recipe for no-mayo deviled eggs! Tangy Greek yogurt makes the perfect healthy substitute, and we’re certainly not complaining.

Hot Cheetos and Bacon Deviled Eggs

You’re gonna love this hot n’ smoky version of deviled eggs, made with crumbled Flamin’ Hot Cheetos and crispy bits of bacon. These are the flavor bombs your next party needs!

Easy Deviled Eggs Mexican Street Corn Style

Deviled eggs inspired by zesty Mexican elote! This recipe is topped with crisp roasted corn, crumbly Cotija cheese, and seasoned with a hint of chipotle spice for a street corn style snack.

a ring of garnished deviled eggs around the top of a bowl full of deviled egg potato salad

Deviled Egg Potato Salad


Deviled eggs and potato salad unite in this fresh and easy summer recipe! The ultimate plateful to serve at BBQs, potlucks, or picnics.

sriracha deviled eggs

Sriracha Deviled Eggs with Garlic Toast Crumb Topping

You won’t be able to eat just one of these savory and spicy deviled eggs, made with sriracha chili sauce and sprinkled with crispy toasted garlic bread crumbs.

Deviled Eggs with a Parmesan Crisp with a healthy paprika sprinkle

Mama’s Deviled Eggs with a Parmesan Crisp

A whole egg is hollowed out and filled to the brim with flavorful, creamy, smoky yolks in this family-favorite spin on a traditional deviled egg recipe. Topped with a toasted parmesan crisp and dusted with paprika for flair.

A woman's hand is lifting a deviled egg from a small plate toward the camera.

Classic Deviled Eggs

One more classic deviled egg recipe to have on rotation! Can a person ever have enough deviled eggs recipes? We think not, especially when they’re as perfectly creamy as this one!

Topping Ideas for Deviled Eggs

Spice up or dress up your dressed eggs with even more fun and tasty topping ideas:

  • Seasoning: Paprika, black pepper, cumin, Cajun spice, taco seasoning, sesame seeds, lemon zest.
  • Veggies: Thinly sliced radishes, olives, jalapeno, sun dried tomatoes or cherry tomatoes.
  • Herbs: Chives, thyme, basil, green onion, cilantro, parsley, oregano, capers.
  • Cheese: Cheddar, blue cheese, parmesan, feta.
  • Condiments: Sour cream, Sriracha, tabasco, Dijon mustard, relish.
  • Protein: Smoked salmon, prosciutto, crumbled bacon or pancetta, diced ham.

How to Store Deviled Eggs

If you have a designated egg carrier, that’s the best way to store your deviled eggs! If not, make sure to store them in a single layer, in an airtight container in the fridge. Keep your eggs refrigerated right up until you serve them, and refrigerate any extras, too.

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