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Classic Deviled Eggs – Everyone’s Favorite Recipe

There is nothing like taking a bite into a Classic Deviled Egg.

At every party or potluck, you can almost bet that there will be a plate of them on the table.

And usually, before it is even time to eat, the deviled eggs disappear.

classic deviled eggs
Classic deviled eggs – a favorite appetizer at every potluck and a must have at any holiday meal!

There is just something about picking up a half of a cooked egg white topped with a creamy yolk filling.

The smooth taste of the egg white is complimented perfectly from the tangy flavor of the silky egg yolks that are seasoned to perfection.

However, if you are searching for a deviled egg recipe, not one is the same as the other.

ice water bath
No matter how you decide to cook your hard boiled eggs, be sure to add them to an ice water bath so that they are easy to peel.

As much as we enjoy various versions, including our Cheddar Bacon Deviled Eggs recipe, we love to make our classic deviled eggs recipe for potlucks and holiday meals.

Classic Deviled Eggs Recipe

So what is the secret to making our deviled eggs recipe? Keep it simple!

Instead of adding a variety of ingredients, stick to the basics. By just adding a few basic ingredients your deviled eggs will be enjoyed by everyone.

egg whites
Once you peel your eggs, use a spoon to scoop out the egg yolks and place the egg whites on a plate or deviled egg platter.

Add a little mayonnaise and mustard to your egg yolks. Then add in a splash of apple cider vinegar, and you have the perfect filling for your deviled eggs!

Of course, add salt and pepper to taste. And don’t forget to sprinkle on a little paprika to make your deviled eggs look gorgeous!

deviled egg mixture
Keep your filling a simple mixture of mayonnaise, mustard, apple cider vinegar and salt and pepper to taste.

In fact, if you are looking for a little kick to your classic deviled eggs recipe, use smoked paprika instead of sweet paprika.

The smokey flavor will add just a hint of interesting flavor when used as a garnish.

Classic Deviled Eggs
Once you have your filling in the egg whites, sprinkle with either sweet or smoked paprika.
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Classic Deviled Eggs Recipe

Classic Deviled Eggs Recipe

Our easy to make, classic deviled eggs recipe that is a crowd favorite. A perfect appetizer for any holiday, party or potluck.


  • 6 large eggs
  • 3 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • paprika, for garnish


  1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Carefully add the eggs to the water and set timer for 15 minutes. A
  2. While the eggs are boiling prepare an ice water bath and set aside.
  3. After 15 minutes, turn the burner off and remove the eggs from the water and immediately place in the ice water bath.
  4. Once the eggs have cooled completely, peel them and slice in half lengthwise.
  5. Using a spoon, remove the yolk to a small bowl and place the egg whites on a plate.
  6. Mash the yolks with a fork and add the mayonnaise, mustard, vinegar, salt and pepper. Mix until well incorporated.
  7. Use a spoon or pastry bag to add the mixture back into the hole of each egg white.
  8. Garnish with paprika


Recipe provided by Make Your Meals

Nutrition Information:

Serving Size:

1 grams

Amount Per Serving: Unsaturated Fat: 0g
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