Egg Yolk Recipes

Need to use up extra egg yolks? Our recipes with egg yolks are rich and delicious, including the popular cookies made with egg yolks.

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Bourbon and Cornflakes Ice Cream

1 review

Humphry Slocombe, a small San Francisco chain, serves scoops of Secret Breakfast—a rich and boozy vanilla-based ice cream. Even (and especially) if the shop isn't in your corner of the country, consider giving the recipe a try! —Andrea Potischman, Menlo Park, California

This Is Why Grandma Baked with Hard Boiled Egg Yolks

Just when we thought Grandma had shared all her baking secrets, this hidden gem left us floored.


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Best Ever Vanilla Ice Cream

4 reviews

This ice cream is technically a custard since it contains eggs. After lots of testing (and tasting), I've found that...


French Buttercream

1 review

French buttercream has a custard-like texture and is great if you're going to be piping shapes or decorations. —Taste of...


Every Way to Cook an Egg

From sunny-side up eggs to fluffy omelets, here are the best ways to cook eggs so they come out...

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Caramel Creme Brulee

4 reviews

This recipe comes out perfect every time and it's always a crowd-pleaser! A torch works best to get the sugar...


Homemade Eggnog Pie

8 reviews

This dessert is a festive finale. It is rich and scrumptious.—Katherine Kuhlemeier, Pearl City, Illinois

Quick Bearnaise Sauce

1 review

Bearnaise sauce is similar to Hollandaise but features wine and tarragon. This speedy recipe is delicious served over cooked vegetables...


Pressure-Cooker Flan in a Jar

2 reviews

Spoil yourself or the people you love with these delightful portable custards—a cute and fun take on the


Lemon Creme Brulee

1 review

After being disappointed in this recipe the first time I tried it, I experimented. When I felt it was fit...


Thomas Jefferson’s Vanilla Ice Cream

6 reviews

The third U.S. president is credited with jotting down the first American recipe for this treat. No vanilla bean on...

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Eggs Florentine

I wanted to impress my family with a holiday brunch, but keep it healthy, too. So I lightened up the...


Silky Chocolate Pie

3 reviews

Chocolate makes the world go round! We have a family that loves chocolate pies, and this version with a splash...


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Homemade Mayonnaise

5 reviews

Pssst! Did you know America’s top-selling condiment and go-to dressing for chicken, tuna and potato salad can be prepared with...


Hazelnut Pots de Creme

White chocolate and toasted ground hazelnuts make a heavenly combination in this rich, silky custard. Guests are sure to rave...


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Eggs Benedict Casserole

71 reviews

This eggs Benedict casserole is just as tasty as the classic but without all the hassle. Simply assemble the...

Blood Orange & Goat Cheese Galette

I made this French galette for my mother-in-law's birthday, and it was a sensational hit. There is something about the...


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Classic Creme Brulee

7 reviews

My favorite dessert is this creme brulee recipe. Recently I was at a party where the guests finished preparing their...


Caramel Apple Creme Brulee

1 review

Here's the cream of the apple dessert crop. Fruit, caramel and cinnamon flavors enhance the rich, velvety custard. Served warm...


Lemony Daffodil Cake

1 review

The lemony yellow color of a daffodil reminds us of springtime and new beginnings. My grandma used to make this...


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Peanut Butter Custard Blast

43 reviews

"Ooey, gooey, great!" is how friends and family describe this chocolate-peanut butter dessert. I appreciate the make-ahead convenience. —Marilee Evenson,...


Never-Fail Egg Noodles

1 review

Some 30 years ago, the small church I attended held a chicken and noodles fund-raiser supper. I was put in...


Hollandaise Sauce

5 reviews

This traditional sauce shared by our test kitchen adds an elegant touch to fresh steamed asparagus. The rich lemony mixture...


Meringue Snowballs In Custard

4 reviews

My family has passed down this elegant dessert generation by generation. It started with my Russian great-grandmother, who traveled to...


Slim Chutney Deviled Eggs

A fun twist on a classic finger food, these chutney deviled eggs are easy, delicious, and make a...

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Slim Deviled Eggs with Herbs

If you need to make an appetizer in a cinch, try this easy finger food recipe. These deviled...


Thick Sugar Cookies

9 reviews

This thick and cakelike sugar cookie is similar to those sold at bakeries. My children often request these for their...


Slim Southwest Deviled Eggs

When you're in the mood for an easy finger food, try this variation of deviled eggs. They are...


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Homemade Egg Bread

14 reviews

People rave about this tender, delicate bread every time I serve it. The braided look is just beautiful and is...


Slim Deviled Eggs

Lighten up everyone's favorite potluck delicacy with this sinfully delicious deviled egg. See the April/May 2012 issue of Healthy Cooking...


Southern Banana Pudding

11 reviews

This old southern banana pudding recipe features a comforting custard layered with sliced bananas and vanilla wafers, then topped with...