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Bourbon Bacon Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs recipes have traditionally varied greatly by ingredient mainly regionally, however in the last few years they have become more and more adventurous all across the nation with the addition of new flavor profiles. These Bourbon Bacon Deviled Eggs keep the filling clean with just a few ingredients to let the Bourbon Bacon flavor shine through. It’s the perfect dish to serve to guests to welcome them as they arrive for a gathering at your home, yet not spoil their appetite, or to bring to a neighbors BBQ.

Bourbon Bacon Deviled Eggs via AnAppealingPlan.com @KraylFunch (15) 1000x

As a kid I remember arriving at a relatives homes for a special gatherings and heading immediately to the food display. Peaking my head up to see those smooth pure white egg halves filled with a creamy yellow mixture front and center. Not always my favorite snack until I reached my teens, I truly have always dreamed of having a collection of special deviled egg platters to showcase during spring entertaining opportunities. Perhaps some day…
Bourbon Bacon Deviled Egg Recipe from AnAppealingPlan.com. Perfect for a Kentucky Derby Party or to bring to a neighbors BBQ.

{This recipe has been revised in 2016 to a new recipe which after further testing has produced a more flavorful Bourbon Bacon. Enjoy!}

BOURBON BACON DEVILED EGGS

INGREDIENTS

3 tablespoons Bourbon
3 tablespoons brown sugar
12 large eggs, hardboiled 
1/3 cup organic mayonnaise
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons chopped chives, plus more for garnish
kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

METHOD

Place equal parts Bourbon and brown sugar in a small sauce pan. Heat until fully combined, simmer – do not allow to boil – for 1-2 minutes. Turn off heat. Allow to cool slightly.

In a medium skillet cook bacon on medium heat until crisp, be cautious not to burn. Place on bacon on paper towels.

When bacon is cool to the touch, dip each piece into the bourbon syrup, coat both sides and place on a plate to cool completely.

Peel hardboiled eggs, half lengthwise with a sharp knife and remove yolks. Reserve yolks in separate bowl. Rinse off egg white halves to remove any remaining yolks.

Chop yolks into fine pieces using a knife or food processor. In a medium size bowl, combine reserved yolks, mayonnaise, mustard, and chopped chives in a medium bowl. Stir until well combined. season with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper.

Transfer to a resealable bag. Cut a small triangle off 1 corner to allow mixture to be piped into whites; garnish each egg with crumbled bacon. For an additional garnish add chives to the platter.

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11 Responses to Bourbon Bacon Deviled Eggs

  1. Shirl June 18, 2016 at 4:59 PM #

    Delicious recipe…but I didn’t notice that you told us how much bacon to use….

  2. Kelly March 10, 2016 at 5:17 PM #

    I love the idea of putting a shard of bacon in each egg! Genius way to up the flavor and presentation!

    • Krayl Funch April 2, 2016 at 12:37 PM #

      Adds a perfect amount of crunch and pop of flavor.

  3. Madaline April 14, 2015 at 8:31 AM #

    How I miss Deviled Eggs! I was trying to explain them to my very Italian mother in law and she just couldn’t get it! These look delish.
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    • Krayl Funch April 15, 2015 at 1:44 PM #

      Thats too funny Madaline! I never thought of that. Maybe try an oregano version??

  4. Chene Atkins- Whittington April 9, 2015 at 12:05 AM #

    Deviled eggs are one of my favorite treats. This recipe sounds really good!

    • Krayl Funch April 15, 2015 at 1:38 PM #

      Chene – they are SO tasty. Best part is you can make all the parts a day ahead then just assemble right before serving.

  5. Renée ♥ The Good Hearted Woman April 8, 2015 at 6:36 PM #

    I LOVE deviled eggs, and I love bourbon nacon, so this is definitely a winner in my book!! In fact, I am putting a round-up together right now to post on Friday, and I will be sure to include these lovelies!
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    • Krayl Funch April 8, 2015 at 9:22 PM #

      Renee! You rock! You are invited anytime to my party!

  6. Addie April 8, 2015 at 2:52 PM #

    *insert heart eyes emoji* I already love deviled eggs, but bacon girl? Yes!! Yes to these =)
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