Have your potluck or party gathering friends raise their eyebrows in approval with this Jalapeño Deviled Egg recipe.

When you think of a potluck dinner, what do you think of?

Jalapeño Deviled Eggs

For me, a good potluck HAS to include deviled eggs. It’s simply a must-have staple to any family and friend gathering.

Jalapeño Deviled Eggs

And while you COULD make deviled eggs the traditional way with mayo, relish, and hard-boiled eggs, why not add a little pizzazz to it? Have your potluck mates raise their eyebrows in approval.

Jalapeño Deviled Eggs

Have your potluck mates raise their eyebrows in approval with Jalapeño Deviled Eggs.

Jalapeño Deviled Eggs Recipe

Tips for Making Perfect Deviled Eggs

  1. Perfectly Boiled Eggs: Ensure your hard-boiled eggs are perfectly cooked by placing them in a saucepan, covering with water, and bringing to a gentle boil. Let them simmer for about 10-12 minutes, then transfer to an ice bath to cool.
  2. Easy Peeling Trick: For easy peeling, crack the boiled eggs gently and roll them between your hands before peeling. Starting from the wider end can also make peeling easier.
  3. Smooth Filling: Achieve a smooth and lump-free filling by mashing the yolks with a fork or using a food processor.
  4. Creamy Consistency: Add mayonnaise and other wet ingredients gradually to control the consistency of the filling. You can always add more, but it’s challenging to correct an overly wet mixture.
  5. Creative Flavors: Experiment with different flavors. For a twist, try adding ingredients like Dijon mustard, pickle relish, or even a dash of hot sauce.
  6. Piping Bag Magic: Use a piping bag or a zip-top bag with the corner cut off to fill the egg whites neatly. This not only looks elegant but also ensures an even distribution of the filling.
  7. Garnish with Care: Sprinkle paprika, fresh herbs, or a touch of smoked salt for a finishing touch. The garnish not only adds flavor but enhances the visual appeal.
  8. Chill Before Serving: Let the deviled eggs chill in the refrigerator for at least an hour before serving. This allows the flavors to meld and the filling to set.
  9. Serve Fresh: Deviled eggs are best served fresh. If making them ahead, store the filling separately from the egg whites and assemble just before serving.
  10. Get Creative: Don’t be afraid to get creative with your toppings and fillings. Bacon crumbles, chives, or even a slice of pickled jalapeño can take your deviled eggs to the next level.

Remember, making deviled eggs is not just a recipe; it’s an art. Enjoy the process, and let your creativity shine through! 🥚🌶️🎨

Jalapeño Deviled Eggs

Ingredients for Jalapeño Deviled Eggs

Hard-Boiled Eggs: The star of the show, hard-boiled eggs provide a creamy base for the flavorful filling.

Mayonnaise: Adding richness and a silky texture, mayonnaise contributes to the creamy goodness of the filling.

Ranch Dressing: A zesty twist, ranch dressing infuses the filling with herby notes and a hint of tanginess.

Cream Cheese: Elevating the richness, cream cheese adds a velvety smoothness to the filling.

Garlic Cloves: For a punch of savory flavor, minced garlic cloves bring depth to the deviled egg mixture.

Bacon: Crispy and crumbled, bacon provides a savory crunch and a touch of smokiness.

Jalapeños: The star of the spice, finely chopped jalapeños bring a kick of heat to these deviled eggs.

Ground Mustard: Ground mustard adds a subtle tanginess and depth of flavor to the filling.

Salt: A pinch of salt enhances the overall taste, balancing the flavors perfectly.

Pepper: Freshly ground black pepper adds a hint of warmth and a touch of spice to the filling.

Paprika: Sprinkled on top for a finishing touch, paprika not only adds color but a smoky sweetness to the deviled eggs.

Jalapeño Deviled Eggs

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Jalapeño Deviled Eggs

Jalapeño Deviled Eggs Recipe

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  • 6 large hard boiled eggs
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese - softened
  • 2 garlic cloves - minced
  • 1/3 cup Oscar Mayer cooked bacon pieces
  • 2 Tablespoons minced jalapeño
  • 2 teaspoons ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • Dash of paprika to garnish
  • 12 jalapeño slices to garnish


  • Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Slice each hard-boiled egg in half (lengthwise) and place on the lined cookie sheet.  Gently remove each egg yolk and place the yolk in a medium mixing bowl.
  • Using a fork, mash the egg yolks.  Add the mayo, ranch dressing, softened cream cheese, and garlic.  Stir to incorporate.
  • Fold in the bacon, minced jalapeño, salt, and pepper.
  • Spoon the mixture into each egg cup or use a Ziploc bag cut off at one end to pipe the mixture into the eggs.
  • Sprinkle paprika on each egg and top off with a jalapeño slice.
  • Transfer to serving platter and serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to use.


Jalapeño Deviled Eggs

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Jalapeño Deviled Eggs Recipe