Old Fashioned Deviled Eggs

Old Fashioned Deviled Eggs – Just Like Mom’s

Make Old Fashioned Deviled Eggs, “just like mom used to make”! Classic, basic, traditional deviled eggs, that are perfect for every occasion.

Using simple ingredients you make a traditional, old fashioned deviled egg with a creamy filling that tastes delicious and will keep guests coming back for more!

Without any special tools and using mayonnaise, mustard and sometimes relish, paprika or even with bacon or crab these deviled eggs are the perfect appetizer all year round.

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Old Fashioned Deviled Eggs
Prep Time
25 mins
Total Time
25 mins

Deviled eggs just like my Mom and Grandmom used to make!

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Old Fashioned Deviled Eggs
Servings: 6
Calories: 180 kcal
  • 6 Hard Boiled Eggs – Peeled
  • 3 1/2 Tbs. mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • 1/4 tsp salt – or to taste
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper – or to taste
  • 1-2 Tbs. sweet relish or sweet pickle juice optional
  • Paprika -for dusting – optional
  1. Slice eggs lengthwise. Into a bowl, pop out the yolk. See video.
  2. Using the tines of a fork, mash the yolks until very fine.
  3. Combine the salt, pepper and dry mustard. Add to the mayonnaise and mix well. If using the pickle juice, add it to the mayonnaise mixture.
  4. Add the mayonnaise mixture to the mashed yolks and mix well.
  5. If desired, stir in the relish and mix well.
  6. Using a spoon, fill each egg with the yolk mixture. Pile it up slightly, but not too much or you’ll run out. With a fork, fluff the yolk into peeks or swirls. Sprinkle with paprika if desired.


Tips and Tidbits About Old Fashioned Deviled Eggs

Another option for stuffing the eggs is to put the yolk mixture into a piping bag fitted with a star tip and pipe it into the eggs. This makes a pretty presentation.

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