Mama’s Best Pickled Eggs

Mama’s Best Pickled Eggs are a great dish served at tailgate parties, family reunions, picnics, or office potluck. These make good food gifts too. These are VERY, VERY GOOD pickled eggs. Could hardly wait for the month to pass to try them.

Mama's Best Pickled Eggs

I can’t begin to imagine how good these would be if we could actually leave them for a whole month! For all who love pickled eggs, the recipe is a keeper.

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Mama's Best Pickled Eggs
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
50 mins

This Mama's Best Pickled Eggs recipe really, really is Mama's Best! They need to mature for a while but they are worth the wait! 

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Mama's Best Pickled Eggs
Servings: 4
  • 12 eggs hard cooked and peeled
  • 1 quart vinegar
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon white peppercorns
  • 1 tablespoon allspice berry
  • 1 -3 slice fresh gingerroot
  1. In a saucepan, combine vinegar, garlic, peppercorns, allspice and sliced ginger. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Place eggs in sterilized jars. Pour vinegar mixture over eggs. (You may strain vinegar, if desired.) Seal and place jars in preserving pan with rack.
  3. Water should cover jars with at least 1-inch of water above tops of jars. Bring water to a boil; cover and boil for 10 minutes. Remove jars and cool.
  4. Check seals.
  5. Store about one month before opening.

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Recipe based on one by Miss Annie
Photo by Chef #2381265