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Mama's Best Pickled Eggs

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
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
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.