Hatching Hard Boiled Eggs
Prep Time
40 mins
Cook Time
13 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Hard boiled eggs with carrot chicken feet sticking out!
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easter appetizer, hard boiled eggs, hatching eggs
Servings: 8
Author: Beth Jackson Klosterboer
  • eggs
  • carrots
  1. Bring one inch of water in a large pot to a boil.
  2. Set eggs in a steamer basket and lower into pot.
  3. Cover pot with lid and set timer for 13 minutes.
  4. Remove lid and take steamer basket out of the pot.
  5. Immediately place eggs in a bowl of ice water.
  6. Allow to cool for at least 20 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile cut carrots into slices and sticks.
  8. Cut the slices using a small "E" cookie cutter (2 per egg).
  9. Cut the sticks so that each end is pointed ( 2 per egg).
  10. Push a skewer into the center of each "E" creating a hole.
  11. Poke a carrot stick into each "E" creating a chicken leg and foot.
  12. Remove eggs from ice water.
  13. Poke two carrot chicken legs into each egg.