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Deviled eggs are a must at any summer barbecue or cookout. In my opinion, having the best deviled eggs recipe starts with smoking the eggs on your favorite smoker. It’s true!

deviled eggs served on black dish garnished with bacon and chives
These really are the best deviled eggs.

Did you know you can smoke your eggs instead of boiling them?

Check out these smoked eggs where I walk you through the process step-by-step for not only hard cooking them, but then adding that smoky flavor you’ll grow to love.

You’ll never cook eggs on the stovetop again. This method is so easy and allows you to do dozens of eggs at once.

Smoked Eggs peeled
Smoked eggs are so easy to make.

What are the ingredients to make deviled eggs?

You’re just going to need a few ingredients to make the best deviled eggs recipe.

Best deviled eggs ingredients
You just need a few simple ingredients.

After you smoke your eggs, all you need is a combination of simple ingredients like mayonnaise, horseradish sauce, sweet BBQ rub, bacon & chives for garnish, and salt and pepper.

How do you make the deviled eggs filling?

Having the Best Deviled Eggs start with first smoking your eggs. But, if you must boil them, you can do that too.

Once your eggs are cooked, you proceed as normal. Slice eggs in half and scoop the yolks into a bowl. Then, use a fork to mash the yolks.

Egg yolks mashed with fork
Use a fork to mash the yolks.

Add the mayonnaise, horseradish sauce, and sweet BBQ rub.

Adding ingredients to egg yolks
Stir to combine.

Mix and add more mayonnaise if the mixture is too dry.

Mixed deviled egg filling
Make sure the mixture has enough mayonnaise.

Season with salt and pepper.

Use a spoon to add one tablespoon of mixture to each half of egg white.

Eggs whites filled and garnished with bacon.
Fill the deviled eggs with your filling.

Garish deviled eggs with additional sweet BBQ rub, chives, and bacon. Serve chilled.

Store leftovers in fridge for up to two to four days in an air-tight container. But, in my experience, there are never any left on the plate.

What goes good with deviled eggs?

There are so many great things to serve with the Deviled Eggs. You can serve pulled pork, beef ribs, cole slaw, hamburgers, and whatever else you might love to have at your summer cookout.

smoked deviled eggs recipe on black serving plate
Store leftover deviled eggs (if there are any left) in the fridge.

Other BBQ Side Dish Recipes You Might Like:

Corn on the Cob (With Husk)

Macaroni Salad

BBQ Baked Beans

Grilled Asparagus

Grilled Potato Wedges

Smoked Queso Dip

Eggs whites filled.

Best Deviled Egg Recipe

Serving up the very Best Deviled eggs recipe is a requirement for any summer BBQ or cookout.
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: deviled eggs recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 120kcal
Author: Mark Rogers


  • 12 smoked eggs
  • cup mayonnaise more if needed
  • 1 tbsp horseradish sauce
  • 1 tsp sweet BBQ rub
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Extra sweet BBQ rub to garnish
  • Chives and bacon crumbles for garnish


  • Slice eggs in half and scoop out the yolks into a mixing bowl
  • Mash the yolks with a fork and mix together with the mayonnaise, horseradish sauce, and sweet BBQ rub. Add more mayonnaise if the mixture is too dry.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste. Whisk together to combine.
  • With a spoon add about 1 tablespoon of mixture.
  • Garnish with extra sweet BBQ rub, bacon crumbled and chives if you like 6. Serve chilled
  • Store leftovers in refrigerator


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Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 189mg | Sodium: 107mg | Potassium: 67mg | Fiber: 0.04g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 264IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg

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