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Never-Fail Hard-Boiled Eggs

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"Try this never-fail method of cooking hard-boiled eggs for a dozen eggs that are perfect for snacking, using in salads, or making deviled eggs."
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40 m servings 63
Original recipe yields 12 servings (12 eggs)


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  1. Fill a pot with enough water to cover all eggs. Bring to a boil. Lower eggs gently into the boiling water using a slotted spoon.
  2. Return to a gentle boil and cook for 13 to 15 minutes, depending on how firm you want the yolks. Remove from heat and drain water, keeping eggs in the pot. Fill the pot quickly with cold water to cool eggs. Add ice to speed the process.
  3. When eggs are cool enough to handle, remove each one and gently crack the shell on all sides, without removing any shell. Place eggs back in the cold water and let stand for 15 minutes. Peel and remove egg shells to serve.

Nutrition Facts

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

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I've made a lot of hard-boiled eggs, using a variety of different methods until I found some faves. I thought I'd try this one since it was "never-fail". While this recipe wasn't a fail, I had ...