Serving deviled eggs at Easter is practically a given. Whether you decorate with them or not, eggs are a classic Easter food. And, while plain old deviled eggs are tasty enough already, why not add a clever deviled egg recipes (or two) to your Easter appetizer spread. The great thing about next-level deviled egg recipes is that most don’t stray far from the original recipe as far as process goes. It’s still a matter of boiling eggs, peeling and cutting them, then mixing the yolks with various other ingredients and piping that mixture back into the whites. No matter which add-ins you choose, the steps are pretty much the same. So, there’s no excuse not to shake things up this year with a new-to-you version of the classic party recipe. Below are 13 clever deviled eggs that stray just far enough from the norm to be interesting, without going too far. Choose one, or get ambitious and serve a spread!
‘Secret ingredient’ deviled eggs
You’ll have to read the recipe to find out what the secret ingredient is in these classic deviled eggs, but I’ll tell you it’s something you likely already have in the fridge.
Spinach-artichoke deviled eggs
Skip dip, and go all-in on these spinach-artichoke deviled eggs as your Easter appetizer of choice.
Bacon-jalapeño deviled eggs
If your’e looking for something that’s smoky but spicy, these bacon-jalapeño deviled eggs deliver on both counts.
Buffalo bleu cheese deviled eggs
You don’t need chicken wings in order to enjoy the Buffalo-bleu cheese combo!
Cajun-style fried deviled eggs
Crispy fried deviled eggs? Yes, please.
Colored deviled eggs
These dyed deviled eggs might taste like regular ones, but they’re all dressed up for Easter.
Everything bagel deviled eggs
Everything bagel spice belongs on, well, everything. Including deviled eggs.
Beet-pickled avocado deviled eggs
These gorgeous beet-pickled deviled eggs are filled with a creamy mixture of avocado and yolk.
Avocado-wasabi spider deviled eggs
Whether or not you “spider” these spicy deviled eggs is up to you, but know that it’s pretty simple.
Shrimp cocktail deviled eggs
Serve shrimp-topped deviled eggs and you’ll knock out two appetizers with one stone.
Turmeric-dyed curry deviled eggs
Go monochrome with these turmeric-dyed eggs, filled with a curry-spiked yolk mixture.
Instant Pot deviled eggs
You know what tastes just like a regular deviled egg, but is so much better? An Instant Pot deviled egg.
Bacon-avocado deviled eggs
Double up on deliciousness with these creamy, crunchy bacon-avocado deviled eggs.