There’s nothing more fun for Halloween than spooky-looking foods! These Monster Eye Spooky Deviled Eggs are perfect for a Halloween party or for dinner before trick or treating.
Spooky Deviled Eggs
I was brainstorming (ie: googling) for Halloween-inspired foods, and came across this recipe for Avocado Deviled Eggs over at The Spinach Spot.
My kids love boiled eggs as a snack or with their lunches, and they especially love deviled eggs. I thought these Spooky Deviled Eggs would make a perfectly spooky snack for my little ones.
Of course, I obviously changed up the recipe just a bit to fit my needs… (my spooky needs, lol)
Monster Eyes Halloween Deviled Eggs
One thing to keep in mind for avocado deviled eggs is: the riper the avocado, the better. My avocados weren’t that ripe, so I had to add a bit of mayo to get to the desired creaminess. But with ripe avocado, this will not be necessary.
I saw pimientos when I was at the store and now I kind of wish I had bought them to put inside the olives. (Can you picture little red pimientos inside the olives?) No biggie though, these monster eye deviled eggs are still perfectly ghoulish.
These Spooky Monster Eye Deviled Eggs are perfect for a Halloween party or for dinner before trick or treating. Halloween Deviled Eggs are always a hit!
- 10 to 12 boiled eggs
- 1 ripe avocado
- 2 tbs dill relish
- sliced black olives
- mayonnaise (optional- add 1 tsp at a time as needed to achieve optimum creaminess)
- 2 tsp lemon juice
- salt and pepper to taste
- red food coloring
- soft (brand new) paint brush
- Peel eggs and cut in half, lengthwise. Scoop out yolks.
- In a bowl mash together egg yolks, avocado and lemon juice. (My avocados were not super ripe, I found I needed to use a food processor.)
- If the egg and avocado mixture needs more creaminess, add 1 tsp of mayo at time to achieve desired creaminess
- Season with salt and pepper.
- Add a tiny bit of red food coloring to a spoon and using the paintbrush, “paint” the red bloodshot eyes onto the eggs.
- Spoon egg mixture into eggs and top with a sliced black olive. Store in refrigerator until ready to serve and best if served within 6 hours.
- Serving Size: 1/2 egg
- Calories: 47
- Fat: 3
- Carbohydrates: 1
- Protein: 3
Keywords: halloween deviled eggs, monster eye deviled eggs
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Jamie Sanders is a wife and mom of 2, located in the heart of Texas. She founded Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom in 2011 as a place to share creative ideas and family friendly recipes. Her work has been featured on Martha Stewart, Woman’s World, HuffPost, TODAY, Pioneer Woman, HGTV, CNET, Good Housekeeping, Yahoo, Oprah Daily, and Redbook, plus many other publications. To date, she had given away just under a million free pdf sewing patterns.