Deviled Egg Eyes

I thought I’d dreamed up this idea all by myself, but a quick Google tells me otherwise. Deviled eggs! Made to look like eyes!  Deviled Egg Eyes…The perfect Halloween hors d’oeurve! I guess I can see how I wouldn’t be the first person to dream this one up. It’s not much of a stretch. Ah well. I still love how these turned out.

Deviled Egg Eyes

Here’s how:

Deviled Egg Eyes

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Deviled Egg Eyes

Deviled egg eyes are traditional deviled eggs, jazzed up with paprika paste and olives so they look just like bloodshot eyes. Halloween fun!


Ingredients:


  • One dozen eggs and preparations for your fave deviled egg recipe (I just smash up the yolks with about 1/2 cup of mayo, about 1 tablespoon of mustard, a couple drops of tabasco, and salt and pepper to taste)

  • Green food coloring

  • Blue food coloring

  • Ziploc baggies

  • Black olives

  • Paprika

  • Toothpick


Directions:


  1. Slice hard boiled eggs in half and mash yolks using your favorite deviled eggs recipe

  2. Add three or four drops of green food coloring

  3. Spoon half the yolk mixture into a Ziploc bag (or a pastry bag)

  4. Cut off the tip of the bag

  5. Pipe into egg halves by the pair.

  6. Mix three or four blue drops to the remaining yolk mixture.

  7. Spoon into a new Ziploc bag, cut off the tip, and pipe yolk mixture into remaining pairs.

  8. Cut the sides of the black olives so that they're fairly round

  9. Place them in the center of the deviled eggs (to look like pupils).

  10. Pour some paprika onto a plate and wet with enough water to make a paste.

  11. Using a toothpick, lightly draw on a few veins here and there.


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Karen Raye

Kare is a vegetarian home cook living among carnivores. She loves creating irresistible and flexible recipes that help multi-vore families like hers keep the peace - deliciously.