Tie-Dyed Easter Eggs
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 12 cheesecloth squares (about 8 inches)
- 12 hard-boiled large eggs, blotted dry
- 1/4 cup white vinegar
- Food coloring in assorted colors
- Dampen cheesecloth with vinegar. Wrap one square around each egg; gather edges and secure with a twist tie or string.
- Holding tied end, squeeze drops of food coloring onto cheesecloth in a random pattern. Unwrap carefully; place on a wire rack to dry. Refrigerate until serving.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 78 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 187mg cholesterol, 62mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein.
Nov 14, 2011
I have not done this yet. I have been looking for Ruby Egg dye and they dont make it anymore. this is the closest thing to it. have to try this one.
Mar 21, 2010
We made these last year. We dyed the eggs while they were still hot. They were easy to handle because you could hold on to the cloth rather than the hot egg. The colors came out very bright and they dried right away because they were still hot. They all turned out beautifully.
Apr 10, 2009
We're doing Easter eggs today and having no cheesecloth and no time to go get any, the coffee filter hint is a life/time/saver. Love the novelty of tie-dyed eggs.
Apr 3, 2009
My daughter and her children use coffee filters then you don't have to cut squares of cloth.