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Slow-Cooker Hard-Boiled Eggs

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Cook: 2 hours + chilling


12 servings

These slow-cooker hard-boiled eggs are my go-to for a group. They're a lifesaver and perfect for the holidays! I love the walk-away convenience. —Rashanda Cobbins, Taste of Home Food Editor
Slow-Cooker Hard-Boiled Eggs Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 12 large eggs
  • Cold water


  1. Gently place eggs in bottom of 6-qt. slow cooker. Cover with water. Cook, covered, on high 2-3 hours.
  2. Remove eggs from slow cooker; rinse eggs in cold water and place in ice water until completely cooled. Drain and refrigerate. Remove shells; if desired, cut eggs before serving.

Slow-Cooker Hard-Boiled Eggs Tips

What is the best slow cooker to use for this recipe?

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Can you make soft-boiled eggs in a slow cooker?

Our go-to method for soft-boiled eggs is cooking them on the stovetop for 6 minutes. Follow our step-by-step guide to boiling eggs to learn how.

What are some recipes that call for slow-cooker hard-boiled eggs?

There are plenty of ways to eat eggs, like this hard-boiled egg recipe. Some of our favorites are: Best Deviled Eggs, Creamy Egg Salad and Veggie Nicoise Salad.

Christina Herbst, Taste of Home Assistant Digital Editor

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.

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