Deviled Eggs Can Be Chic

Most people feel that using a piping bag for any reason is too much work, too fussy, or too difficult.  You might look at a recipe that calls for piping something like meringue or icing and decide to simply skip it.  Making something like these chick deviled eggs looks like it took a ton of time and effort.  Not so!  This is the coolest gadget ever:  It’s called the Squeeze It Decorator. It’s a plastic squeeze container that comes with different decorating tips that screw on.  It’s so easy to use that I am piping like a mad woman.  I promise I am not being paid by Tupperware or anyone else to blog about this thing.  You fill the container with your filling, slap on the tip and squeeze.  These chicks took me less than two minutes to pipe.  If I had used a spoon and tried to fill them and make them look nice it would have taken me at least 10 or 15 minutes.  All the pieces go in the dishwasher and then store inside the gadget itself.  What will they think of next!?

  • 10 hard-boiled eggs, peeled
  • 3 T. mayonnaise
  • 1/2 t. yellow mustard, I used French’s
  • 1/2 t/ mustard powder
  • 1 pinch, garlic powder
  • 2 t. lemon juice
  • 1/2 t. salt
  • carrot and chive garnish

Cut the eggs through the equator to make round cups instead of oblong.  Carefully scoop out the yolks.  Place the yolks and all other ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth.  You may need to add a few drops of water if the mixture seems too thick.  Place the yolk mixture in a piping bag or Squeeze It Decorator :) fitted with a star tip.  Pipe the mixture in a spiral into each white cup.  Garnish with carrot beaks and chive eyes.  I used a toothpick to insert the eyes more easily.  Chill.

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I am a mother of two boys, a wife, a 1st grade teacher, and an avid home cook. These recipes are written, tested and created or adapted by me in my home kitchen. All photos were taken by me unless otherwise noted. My motto is, if I can do it, you can do it!
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7 Responses to Deviled Eggs Can Be Chic

  1. OMG … these are so cute! I’m sold.

  2. This is too clever. A must share!

  3. Love this post! Found you via Rufus. Happy to find your blog.

  4. Mary says:

    Adorable! Saw this via Rufus’ FB post.

  5. rutheh says:

    Rufus sent me too.

  6. gotta love chic eggs! thanks for the recipe. We have been getting exited about easter too! For a bit of a traditional English take on things you might like our roast lamb recipe http://teaandsympathynewyork.wordpress.com/2012/04/05/easter-roast-lamb-dinner/
    enjoy.x

  7. Monajean rose says:

    These Chickies were THE hit at a Bridal Shower today. Thanks, Carrie.

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