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Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs

Rated as 4.2 out of 5 Stars

"I believe this to be the perfect recipe for hard-boiled eggs. The eggs peel so easily, most can be peeled in one simple motion. The egg yolk itself is a nice yellow color without the greenish tinge that sometimes occurs when making hard-boiled eggs."
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35 m servings 63
Original recipe yields 12 servings (12 eggs)


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  1. Fill a large pot halfway with water, making sure the pot is large enough to contain eggs in a single layer. Bring to a boil over high heat.
  2. Place eggs in boiling water individually using a large spoon, making sure not to break them. Continue to boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat, cover, and let stand for 25 minutes.
  3. Place eggs under cold water until eggs have cooled.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Water should be filled between 3 to 4 inches above eggs.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 63 calories; 4.4 0.3 5.5 164 62 Full nutrition

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EPIC FAIL! I followed this recipe exactly. Nearly ever egg cracked and leaked as soon as I put it in the water and not a single one was cooked all the way through.

I made them and they came our perfect, absolutely perfect

Wish I’d known this 40 years ago! My eggs are perfect! No peeling frustration!!! I’ve tried many methods for eggs that are well cooked and easy to peel- this is the recipe I’ve been searching f...

Perfect eggs every time!