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Halloween Food Ideas, Easy Halloween recipes, #DeviledEggEyes, #Halloween, #HacksSpooky Deviled Egg Eyes ~Halloween recipes

If you are going to have a Halloween party then you need to have some FUN yet spooky recipe ideas to give your guest a scare.   Our family loves deviled eggs, but this recipe will have you thinking twice before you pop one of these into your mouth. They are easy to make, and budget friendly as well.

deviled eggIngredients Needed:

  • 1 dozen hard boiled eggs
  • 3 large spoonful’s of mayonnaise
  • Red and green food coloring dye
  • 1 can black olives
  • 1 teaspoon of yellow mustard
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Hot sauce (Optional)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon pickle Juice
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar

deviled eggDirections:

  1. Mix water, vinegar, and 10-12 drops of red or green food coloring in a small bowl.
  2. Crack hardboiled eggs by gently rolling them with a little pressure on countertop or a cutting board.
  3. Place the cracked eggs slowly into the colored water and let sit submerged for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Remove eggs from colored water and place them back into the egg carton or on a few paper towels to dry.
  5. Once all the eggs are dry, carefully peel them to remove the shell and cut in half long ways.
  6. Remove the yolks from the egg halves and place into a medium mixing bowl.
  7. Add 3 large spoonful’s of mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon of mustard, pickle juice a pinch of salt and pepper and stir thoroughly.
  8. Add hot sauce to desired spice level (optional).
  9. Add 5-10 drops of red food coloring to get desired level of color and mix well.
  10. Use a toothpick and food coloring to draw squiggly lines on the cut side of the egg halves.
  11. Fill the eggs with the red yolk filling.
  12. Cut black olives into thin slices and place on top of filling to create an “eyeball” appearance
  13. Finish egg by adding a drop of hot sauce or red food coloring to give the eggs an extra bloody looking appearance.

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Spooky Deviled Egg Eyes

Course Appetizer, Dessert Party Food
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24

Ingredients

  • 1 dozen Hard Boiled Eggs
  • 3 spoonfuls Large spoonful Mayonnaise
  • Red / Green Food Coloring
  • 1 can Black Olives
  • 1 tsp Yellow Mustard
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Hot Sauce optional
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 tbsp Pickle Juice
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar

Instructions

  1. Mix water, vinegar, and 10-12 drops of red or green food coloring in a small bowl.

    Crack hardboiled eggs by gently rolling them with a little pressure on countertop or a cutting board.

    Place the cracked eggs slowly into the colored water and let sit submerged for 3-4 minutes.

    Remove eggs from colored water and place them back into the egg carton or on a few paper towels to dry.

    Once all the eggs are dry, carefully peel them to remove the shell and cut in half long ways.

    Remove the yolks from the egg halves and place into a medium mixing bowl.

    Add 3 large spoonful’s of mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon of mustard, pickle juice a pinch of salt and pepper and stir thoroughly.

    Add hot sauce to desired spice level (optional).

    Add 5-10 drops of red food coloring to get desired level of color and mix well.

    Use a toothpick and food coloring to draw squiggly lines on the cut side of the egg halves.

    Fill the eggs with the red yolk filling.

    Cut black olives into thin slices and place on top of filling to create an “eyeball” appearance

    Finish egg by adding a drop of hot sauce or red food coloring to give the eggs an extra bloody looking appearance.

    Deviled Egg Eyes

 

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Dyed Egg Whites and Easy Deviled Eggs

We have probably all dyed eggs for Easter creating fun designs and beautiful colors, but what about the inside of the egg?  Have you ever tried to dye the egg whites? I found it was so easy and didn’t take long for a cheerful, bright presentation!  How lovely would these look on your Easter table?  Or dye them in red and blue for a 4th of July bbq!  The possibilities are endless!  I also think they would look lovely chopped up in potato salad or egg salad!  Let  me show you how to dye the egg whites, and some easy tips for perfect deviled eggs!

You will need

hard boiled eggs

8-10 drops of food coloring

cups

1/2 tbsp Vinegar per color used

1/2 cup water per color

paper towels

For the deviled eggs you will need

mayonnaise

pickle juice

spoon

salt and pepper to taste

sandwich baggie

To dye your eggs, first cook them.  Once they are boiled and cooled peel them.  Just before you peel them, prepare your water. I only did 3 eggs to try it out and only used 3 colors.  You will need 1/2 cup water, 1/2 tbsp vinegar and 8-10 drops of food coloring depending on the intensity of the color you desire.  Make sure it is stirred well.

Now, once your water is prepared and your eggs are peeled, cut them in half and put the yolk in a bowl.  Have a cute, little kitchen helper drop the egg whites into the prepared colors.

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I only let them stay in the water for just 5 minutes and the colors were all very vibrant.  I you are going for more pastel shades, take them out sooner.

Once they are the desired shade, you are going to take them out and lay them upside down on a paper towel so all of the dye can drain out of them and they can dry.  They are already flipped over in this picture, but you can get an idea of the color!

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Now. lets let them dry while we prepare the deviled eggs.  Mash up your egg yolks that you set aside in a bowl.  I don’t measure my ingredients usually for deviled eggs, it is more by watching the texture.  Since I only did 3 eggs, I maybe used 1 1/2 tbsp of mayo?  Just put small amounts in and mix well so you don’t end up with too much!  You can always add more, but you can’t take it away!  My “secret ingredient” is pickle juice.  Again, you don’t need a lot!  It helps give them great flavor without tasting like pickles!  Once your mixture is a nice, creamy consistency put it in a sandwich baggie and cut off the end.

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Simply pipe the filling into your eggs.  You can get fancy and pipe into a nice design or just simply drop it in.  It is so much easier than scooping it into each egg with a spoon!  I don’t know about you, but deviled eggs aren’t something that gets made a lot here because they are kind of a pain.  This method definitely makes them easier and quicker!

That is it!  You are done! Just in time to add a lovely accent to your Easter table!

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