Hard-Boiled Eggs in the Oven

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min. + chilling


6 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
Making hard-boiled eggs in the oven is just as quick and effective as preparing them on the stovetop. This method is perfect if you're preparing large quantities for gatherings and parties. —Rashanda Cobbins, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Hard-Boiled Eggs in the Oven Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 6 large eggs


  1. Preheat oven to 325°. Place 6 eggs in silicone muffin cups. Bake 25-30 minutes; remove from oven. Rinse eggs in cold water and place in ice water until completely cooled. Drain and refrigerate. Remove shells; if desired, cut eggs before serving.

Hard-Boiled Eggs in the Oven Tips

Can you make hard-boiled eggs in the oven without a muffin tin?

A muffin tin definitely makes getting the eggs in and out of the oven a cinch, but no muffin tin? No problem! Eggs can be placed directly on the oven rack. Have your oven mitts handy for transferring them in and out. Or, try other ways to boil eggs if you don't want to try baking them without a muffin tin.

How should you store hard-boiled eggs?

Always store hard-boiled eggs unpeeled in the refrigerator. They’ll stay fresher longer in their shells, and also prevents other foods from imparting flavors on the eggs. When stored properly, they will last up to a week. If you don’t want to smell them every time you open the door, store them in a covered container. When you're ready to eat them, get tips on how to peel hard-boiled eggs.

How long should you bake the eggs in the oven for different levels of doneness?

Hard-boiled eggs should bake for 28-30 minutes at 325 degrees, while medium-boiled eggs with jammy yolks bake for 22-24 minutes and soft-boiled eggs bake for 18-20 minutes. If you’re looking for more ways to enjoy hard-boiled eggs, there are plenty of ways to eat eggs all day, whether it’s bacon and egg sandwiches or roasted garlic deviled eggs.

Nutrition Facts

1 egg: 72 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 186mg cholesterol, 71mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 medium-fat meat.