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Deviled Egg Easter Peeps Recipe

Written by: Emily Smith

Whipping up my deviled egg Easter peeps is a blast! I mix yolks with mayo and mustard, then add a pop of color. The final touch? Olive eyes on these tasty chicks!

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Ever since I chanced upon these adorable deviled eggs looking like Easter peeps, they've been a hit at every gathering! With their charming faces and delightful flavors, you can't help but crack a smile. Combining the creamy, tangy goodness of a classic deviled egg with the whimsy of an Easter chick, this recipe strikes the perfect balance. Trust me, you'll want to get cracking on this one!

Ingredients for Adorable Easter Peep Deviled Eggs

  • Hard-boiled eggs: Essential base for deviled eggs, providing protein and texture for the filling.
  • Mayonnaise: Adds creaminess and richness to the filling, enhancing the overall flavor and texture of the deviled eggs.
  • Mustard: Provides a tangy kick to the filling, balancing the richness of the mayonnaise and adding depth of flavor.
  • Yellow and red food coloring: Creates the vibrant colors reminiscent of Easter peeps, adding a fun and festive touch to the dish.
  • Black olives: Used for decorating the deviled eggs, adding a whimsical touch as the eyes of the Easter peeps.

Essential Tools for Making Festive Deviled Eggs

  • Mixing bowl: To combine and mix the deviled egg filling ingredients thoroughly for a consistent texture.
  • Fork: To mash the egg yolks and mix them with other ingredients effectively for the deviled egg filling.

Serves: 6 people

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 6 hard-boiled eggs
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Yellow and red food coloring
  • Black olives for decorating

Instructions:

  1. Cut the hard-boiled eggs in half lengthwise and remove the yolks.
  2. In a bowl, mash the yolks with mayonnaise, mustard, salt, and pepper.
  3. Divide the mixture into two bowls. Color one bowl with yellow food coloring and the other with red food coloring.
  4. Spoon the yellow mixture into one half of the egg whites and the red mixture into the other half.
  5. Use black olives to create eyes on the yellow side of the eggs.
  6. Serve and enjoy your Deviled Egg Easter Peeps!

Nutritional value:

Per Serving in Calories: 110 kcal | Carbohydrates: 1 g | Protein: 6 g | Total Fat: 9 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 190 mg | Sodium: 130 mg | Dietary Fiber: 0 g | Sugar: 0 g | Calcium: 30 mg | Potassium: 70 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Vitamin A: 250 µg | Vitamin C: 0 mg

Tips for Preparing Deviled Egg Easter Peeps in Advance

Make Ahead Instructions

  • Prepare the deviled eggs as usual and store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Wait to add the olive eyes until ready to serve to keep them looking fresh.

Freezing Instructions

  • Freezing is not recommended for this recipe as the texture of the eggs may change when thawed.

When making deviled egg Easter Peeps, try using a piping bag to fill the egg whites for a more professional and neat presentation. This can help control the amount of filling and create a decorative swirl effect on the eggs.

Common Questions About This Festive Easter Appetizer

FAQ:
How far in advance can I make deviled egg Easter peeps?
You can make deviled egg Easter peeps a day in advance. Just store them in the refrigerator until you're ready to serve.
Can I use different colors for the deviled egg mixture?
Yes, feel free to get creative with different food coloring to make your deviled egg Easter peeps unique and colorful.
How long do deviled egg Easter peeps last in the fridge?
Deviled egg Easter peeps can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Just make sure to keep them covered.
Can I use other ingredients for the filling?
Absolutely! You can customize the filling with ingredients like herbs, spices, or different types of mustard to suit your taste.
How do I prevent the egg yolks from being lumpy in the filling?
To avoid lumps in the filling, make sure to mash the egg yolks thoroughly with the other ingredients until smooth.

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