Eyeball Deviled Eggs Recipe - Spooky Halloween Appetizer

Eyeball Deviled Eggs

Eyeball Deviled Eggs Recipe - Spooky Halloween Appetizer
Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Servings: 6


Eyeball Deviled Eggs
Eyeball Deviled Eggs

Eyeball Deviled Eggs are a fun and spooky twist on the classic deviled egg recipe. Perfect for Halloween parties or any time you want to add a little bit of creepiness to your table, these eggs are sure to be a hit with both kids and adults alike.


The origins of Eyeball Deviled Eggs are a bit murky, but they likely stem from the tradition of making spooky and fun Halloween-themed foods. Deviled eggs themselves have been a popular party food for decades, so it's no surprise that someone decided to give them a creepy makeover.


How to prepare

  1. Peel the cooled eggs and slice them in half lengthwise.
  2. Scoop out the yolks into a bowl and mash them.
  3. Mix in the mayonnaise, mustard, and salt.
  4. Stir in a few drops of green food coloring.
  5. Spoon the mixture into the center of the egg halves.
  6. Place a slice of olive on top of each half.
  7. Dip a toothpick into red food coloring and use it to draw lines on the eggs.
  8. Now your eggs look like creepy eyeballs.


  • Use different colors of food coloring to create a variety of eyeball designs.
  • Add hot sauce or cayenne pepper to the egg mixture for a spicy kick.
  • Top the eggs with different types of olives or even capers for a different look.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Be sure to use hard-boiled eggs that are fully cooled before attempting to slice them.

- If you don't have food coloring on hand, you can use natural ingredients like spinach or beet juice to color the egg mixture.

- Get creative with your designs! You can use different colored olives or even candy eyes to make your eyeballs truly unique.

Serving Suggestions

Serve Eyeball Deviled Eggs as a spooky appetizer at your next Halloween party or as a fun snack for kids.

Cooking Techniques

Hard-boiling eggs and making deviled eggs are the main cooking techniques required for this recipe.

Ingredient Substitutions

You can use Greek yogurt or sour cream in place of mayonnaise for a lighter version of this recipe.

- Dijon mustard can be used instead of yellow mustard for a different flavor profile.

Make Ahead Tips

You can make the egg mixture and assemble the eyeballs up to a day in advance. Just be sure to store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Presentation Ideas

Arrange the Eyeball Deviled Eggs on a platter with some fake spider webs or plastic spiders for a truly spooky presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Serve Eyeball Deviled Eggs alongside other Halloween-themed snacks like Mummy Hot Dogs or Witch's Brew Punch.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover Eyeball Deviled Eggs in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. They are best served cold and do not need to be reheated.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Eyeball Deviled Eggs contains approximately 80 calories.


Each serving of Eyeball Deviled Eggs contains approximately 1 gram of carbohydrates.


Each serving of Eyeball Deviled Eggs contains approximately 6 grams of fat.


Each serving of Eyeball Deviled Eggs contains approximately 6 grams of protein.

Vitamins and minerals

Eyeball Deviled Eggs are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin D, and calcium.


Eyeball Deviled Eggs contain eggs and mayonnaise, which are common allergens.


Eyeball Deviled Eggs are a tasty and fun treat that is relatively low in carbohydrates and calories. They are a good source of protein and essential vitamins and minerals.


Eyeball Deviled Eggs are a fun and festive twist on a classic party food. With just a few simple ingredients and some creative decorating, you can turn ordinary deviled eggs into spooky eyeballs that are sure to delight your guests. Enjoy!

How did I get this recipe?

The first time I saw this recipe, I was drawn to it like a moth to a flame. It was a peculiar dish called Eyeball Deviled Eggs, and the name alone intrigued me. I couldn't resist learning how to make it.

I first came across this recipe when I was visiting my friend Martha in her quaint little cottage by the sea. Martha was known for her eccentric taste in food, always experimenting with new and unusual recipes. As soon as I walked into her kitchen, I was greeted by the sight of these eerie-looking deviled eggs staring back at me. They were garnished with sliced olives that resembled eyeballs, hence the name.

Martha chuckled as she saw my expression and explained that they were a Halloween treat she had come across in an old cookbook. She offered me one to try, and I couldn't resist. The combination of the creamy deviled egg filling and the salty olive "eyeballs" was surprisingly delicious. I was hooked.

I begged Martha to teach me how to make Eyeball Deviled Eggs, and she gladly obliged. She showed me how to hard boil the eggs, peel them, and scoop out the yolks to make the filling. The secret ingredient, she told me, was a dash of Worcestershire sauce to give it an extra kick.

As we worked together in the kitchen, Martha shared stories of how she had learned to cook from her own grandmother, who had a knack for creating unique and delicious dishes. I was inspired by her passion for cooking and her willingness to experiment with different flavors and ingredients.

After a few tries, I finally mastered the art of making Eyeball Deviled Eggs. I started serving them at gatherings and parties, where they became a hit with both kids and adults. The look on people's faces when they saw the creepy eyeballs staring back at them never failed to bring a smile to my face.

Over the years, I continued to refine the recipe, adding my own twist by experimenting with different spices and toppings. Sometimes I would use smoked paprika for a smoky flavor, or add a sprinkle of chopped chives for a fresh burst of color.

I shared the recipe with friends and family, who all marveled at the creative and fun twist on a classic dish. They would often ask me to make Eyeball Deviled Eggs for special occasions, knowing that they would be a conversation starter and a crowd pleaser.

As I look back on my journey with Eyeball Deviled Eggs, I realize that it has become more than just a recipe to me. It represents my love for cooking, my passion for trying new things, and my desire to bring joy to others through food.

So, the next time you're feeling adventurous in the kitchen, why not give Eyeball Deviled Eggs a try? Who knows, you might just discover a new favorite dish that will become a spooky tradition in your own family for years to come.


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