Colored Deviled Eggs


  • Large pot
  • Knife
  • Mixing bowl
  • Mixing Spoon
  • zip-top bag
  • Scissors
  • Cups
  • Spoon


For the Deviled Egg Filling

  • 12 Eggs
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons pickle juice
  • 2 teaspoons mustard
  • 4 tablespoons finely chopped dill pickles
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

For the Egg Dye

  • 6 ounces Water in each cup
  • 1 teaspoon White vinegar, in each cup
  • Food coloring


Deviled Egg Recipe:

  • Place eggs in a large saucepan and cover with cold water.
  • Set the pan over medium-high heat and bring water to a boil.
  • Turn off the heat, cover the pan with a lid, and let sit for 12 minutes.
  • Drain and rinse eggs under cold water.
  • Peel the shells off of the eggs.
  • Cut eggs in half lengthwise and scoop out yolks into a bowl.
  • Add mayonnaise, pickle juice, and mustard to bowl, then mash the yolks and stir until mixture is smooth.
  • Stir in minced pickles and then season with salt and pepper.
  • Place the mixture in a large ziplock bag.
  • Cut the tip off of the ziplock bag (a DIY piping bag) and pipe the egg mixture back into the colored eggs.

How to Color Deviled Eggs

  • Stir food coloring into cups of water in desired colors.
  • Add the vinegar to the colored water (don’t worry, you won’t taste the vinegar).
  • Gently place boiled and peeled eggs into the colored water.
  • Let the eggs soak in the colored water for at least 10 minutes or until the desired shade is achieved.
  • While the eggs are soaking in food coloring, make the deviled egg mixture with the yolks (recipe above)
  • Using a spoon, gently remove the colored eggs and place them on a stack of paper towels to dry.
  • Pat dry with additional paper towels.
  • Fill with prepared deviled egg mixture.

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