This wholesome tasting yet spooky looking deviled eyeball recipe is a perfect treat for your Halloween soiree!
Looking for a Halloween snack that isn't sweet? Try out our recipe for deviled eyeballs!
6 large hard-boiled Eggs
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon honey mustard
½ teaspoon vinegar
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
¼ teaspoon paprika
Sliced black olives (optional)
Put eggs in a pan and add water enough to cover eggs completely.
Add a teaspoon of salt to the water. This will prevent the whites from running if a shell breaks during cooking.
Bring water to a boil, and cook eggs at a medium boil for about 12 minutes.
Chill eggs in ice water.
Remove shells from eggs.
Cut each egg in half lengthwise.
Carefully remove the yolks, and place them in a medium bowl.
Mash yolks with a fork.
Add remaining ingredients, blending until rather smooth.
Very carefully spoon mixture back into the egg whites.
Now to make these into deviled eyeballs, follow these steps:
Step 1: Follow the recipe for deviled eggs
Step 2: If desired, add a drop of blue food coloring (or a dollop of guacamole), to give the eyeballs a greenish appearance.
Step 3: Slice some green or black olives crosswise.
Step 4: Place an olive slice in the middle of each egg.
Step 5: Give the eyeballs a bloodshot look by dripping beet juice onto the white of each egg, starting from the center and moving outward toward the edge.
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* Originally published 2009.