hard boiled eggs in a white bowl

Hard Boiled Eggs

This easy method makes great hard-boiled eggs every time.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword hard boiled egg recipe, how to hard boil eggs
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 (note: any quantity of eggs may be used)
Calories 62 kcal
Author Toni Dash


  • 12 Eggs (choose desired number of eggs not to exceed pot size)


  1. Place eggs in a large pan and fill with cool water (if eggs have been at room temperature make the water warmer).
  2. Place on the stove top and bring to a boil.

  3. Once the water in the pan has begun to boil, turn off heat. Let sit for 15 minutes.

  4. Place pan under cool running water (don’t dump out water the eggs cooked in) over the sink allowing the water to become fully cool in the pan gradually. This will cool the eggs slowly preventing cracking, but also makes them easier to peel.

Nutrition Facts
Hard Boiled Eggs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 62 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 163mg54%
Sodium 62mg3%
Potassium 60mg2%
Carbohydrates 0g0%
Sugar 0g0%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 240IU5%
Calcium 25mg3%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.