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Deviled Egg Bar

October 31, 2018 (Last updated January 7, 2022) · Nicole Triebe

Instead of choosing one deviled egg variety at your next party, create the ultimate platter: A DEVILED EGG BAR! Start out with the best deviled egg recipe, and surround these perfect beauties with the best toppings!

Is it just me or are deviled eggs gone within seconds of arriving at a party?  They’re the perfect bite, and I know I can’t help myself from eating at least 4 or 5 of them.  You can also dress them up however you’d like, and they’re sure to be a crowd pleaser!

How do you make hard boiled eggs?

The best deviled egg bar start with hard-boiled eggs. My favorite way to make them is to place the eggs in a pan over high heat until it reaches a boil. Turn off heat, cover and let it sit for 13 minutes. After exactly 13 minutes, remove the eggs from the pan and place them in an ice-water bath and let them cool for five minutes.The whites that are perfectly firm but still tender and yolks that are set but still creamy. Carefully crack the eggs shells (making sure the majority of the shell is cracked).  I also discovered an easy way using a tupperware container You can also make them very easily in your Instantpot

Are hard boiled eggs good for you?

Eggs are a very good source of inexpensive, high quality protein. More than half the protein of an egg is found in the egg white along with vitamin B2 and lower amounts of fat and cholesterol than the yolk. The whites are rich sources of selenium, vitamin D, B6, B12 and minerals such as zinc, iron and copper.  So you and your guests can feel good when eating from the deviled egg bar!

Here we go!

What you need for the best deviled eggs for your deviled egg bar:

12 eggs, hard boiled

1/2 cup mayonnaise (I use Sir Kensington’s)

2 tbl milk

1/2 tsp finely chopped green onion

1/2 tsp ground mustard powder

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp paprika (plus extra for dusting)

1/4 tsp black pepper

1/4 tsp garlic powder

Slice your eggs in half lengthwise and remove the yolks.  Put in a medium sized bowl.  Put the whites aside.

In the bowl with yolks, add the rest of the ingredients and mush with a fork, or even a hand held mixer, until there are no more lumps.

Deviled eggs on a platter and plates with toppings

If you’re not serving the eggs right away, put it in an air tight container and leave in the fridge.

If you’re serving right away, put your yolk mixture in a piping bag and pipe yolks into whites.

How do I create the deviled egg bar?

In small bowls surrounding your eggs, you can put as many toppings as you’d like! Here’s what I chose:

Blue cheese, chives and bacon

Dill and capers

Ham and bacon

Chili peppers and cilantro

Tomato, bacon and chives

Smoked salmon, dill and capers

The world is your deviled egg bar! Have fun with it.

Styling tips: I used this marble and wood beautiful serving platter from West Elm to display my deviled egg bar, and their #loveislove plates for my guests.  I garnished the board with a little dill and made sure to line my eggs up perfectly in a row.

If you loved this post, be sure to check out my fall cheese board!

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11 Comments

  • Reply Catherine Brown February 8, 2018 at 7:05 pm

    What an eggcellent idea…. a deviled egg bar! 😉 Gorgeous shots too!

    • Reply Nicole Triebe February 8, 2018 at 7:06 pm

      Thank you so much!!

  • Reply Namrata February 8, 2018 at 9:40 pm

    Love the idea. My deviled eggs never come so neat and good looking 🙁

    • Reply Nicole Triebe February 9, 2018 at 11:30 am

      Are you using a piping bag? That helps me so much

  • Reply Albert Bevia February 8, 2018 at 10:57 pm

    This is a genius idea! and it is so true, when you serve deviled eggs the fly like there is no tomorrow, this is such a great idea to serve them up in different flavors….love this

  • Reply Stephanie February 9, 2018 at 2:41 am

    These look fabulous! Also – LOVE the wooden/marble board!! Where did you get it?

    • Reply Nicole Triebe February 9, 2018 at 11:28 am

      It’s linked in the post! I got it from west elm!

  • Reply Azlin Bloor February 9, 2018 at 11:11 am

    These definitely look extremely inviting! You’re right, they are so incredibly, moreish, hard to stop at one! I love all your fillings and flavours her!

    • Reply Nicole Triebe February 9, 2018 at 11:28 am

      Thank you!!

  • Reply Allison hanson February 9, 2018 at 4:03 pm

    Awesome idea! Yes deviled eggs are always the first to go at every party! Your pictures are beautiful.

  • Reply Alisa Infanti February 10, 2018 at 3:18 am

    What a great idea! A healthy and fun appetizer… I am sooo going to look like the smart healthy neighbour at the next BBQ!

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