It doesn't get much more ghoulish than this fun Deviled Eyeballs Halloween appetizer. It is sort of the ultimate in Halloween Party food... muhahaha.
Make these creepy eyeballs along with a couple other Halloween appetizers and desserts and you will have quite a party spread.
Deviled Eyeballs: Halloween Appetizer
Deviled Eyeballs are a fun and easy Halloween appetizer, that party guests will adore.Print Pin Rate
Servings: 16 halves
- 8 hard-cooked eggs
- 2 fully ripened avocados from Mexico halved pitted, peeled and diced
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon grated horseradish drained
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon ground or cracked black pepper
- ⅛ teaspoon ground red pepper cayenne
- Peel eggs; cut in half lengthwise. Remove yolks to medium bowl; arrange whites on serving platter. To bowl of yolks, add avocados and lemon juice; mash until smooth, mixing well. Stir in horseradish, salt and peppers. Fill egg white halves with heaping tablespoon of mixture, piling high; sprinkle with herbs, if desired.
- To make devilish eyes: Mix 3 tablespoons mayonnaise and 50 drops red food coloring; spoon into small plastic bag. Cut the very tip off one corner of the bag; squeeze red mayo through the hole and pipe onto eggs. Top with sliced black olives to form eyeballs.
Calories: 79kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 109mg | Potassium: 155mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Vitamin C: 3.5mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 0.4mg
Recipe courtesy of Avocados from Mexico
emily l says
This is soooo cool! I can't wait to make these at a halloween party!
Shop with Me Mama (Kim) says
OMG! Those are way too cool!! I will have to make these!
Tesa @ 2 Wired 2 Tired says
Cool idea! This would be a hit at Halloween!
This has got to be one of the best ideas for food decorating I've ever seen. You have a real talent, creativity, and an eye for art!
I showed this to my wife and she's going to forward it to her two sisters who are always entertaining at their homes!
Loren Metrick says
Can something else be substituted for the horseradish?
Robin Gagnon says
Yes. Pretty much your choice.