Making hard-boiled eggs in the oven is an easy way to cook lots of eggs at once!

No more pot watching on the stove, all you need is a muffin tin to hard boil (or hard bake) eggs. Perfect for snacking or a batch of egg salad!

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You’ll Love Oven Hard Boiled Eggs Because…

  • It doesn’t take long with this easy oven method.
  • They come out with firm egg whites and creamy yolks.
  • No boiling water is needed and the egg shells come off easily.
  • Best of all, you can make a big batch of boiled eggs for deviled eggs, snacking, or Easter eggs.
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What You Need To Make Boiled Eggs In The Oven

  • Pan: Use a muffin pan to hold the eggs in place.
  • Eggs: Of course! The cooking times listed are for large eggs right out of the fridge. Warmer eggs or different sizes may require a minute or two longer or shorter cooking times.
  • Ice Bath: After the eggs are removed from the oven, an ice bath is needed to stop the cooking process. This will also help the eggs peel easily.

How to Make Hard Boiled Eggs in the Oven

A foolproof way to get consistently perfect oven-baked hard-boiled eggs!

  1. Place eggs in a muffin tin and cook in a preheated oven until done.
  2. Use a pair of tongs to transfer eggs to a large bowl of ice water to stop the cooking process.

Keep hard-boiled eggs in the refrigerator for up to 7 days, peeled or unpeeled.

How to Achieve The Perfect Level of Doneness

Soft Boiled Eggs: Cook for 20 minutes.

Medium Boiled Eggs: Cook for 25 minutes.

Hard Boiled Eggs: Cook for 30 minutes.

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My Favorite Way to Use Hard-Boiled Eggs

We love hard boiled eggs as a snack with everything bagel seasoning, served in an egg salad sandwich, and of course as deviled eggs! Here are some of our favorite recipes.

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Hard Boiled Eggs in Oven

It is so easy to make perfect hard boiled eggs in the oven.
Cook Time 30 minutes
10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 12


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  • 12 large eggs or as desired
  • ice


  • Preheat the oven to 325℉.
  • Place one egg in each well of a muffin tray—you do not need to fill all of the wells.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes depending on your desired doneness.
  • While the eggs are cooking, fill a large bowl with ice water.
  • Transfer the cooked eggs to the ice water and let rest for 10 minutes to stop cooking process.
  • Gently tap the shells on the counter and peel the eggs under cool running water.


You may see little brown spots on your eggs, these will come off in the ice water.
  • Soft Boiled Eggs: Cook for 20 minutes.
  • Medium Boiled Eggs: Cook for 25 minutes.
  • Hard Boiled Eggs: Cook for 30 minutes.
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Nutrition Information

Calories: 5 | Carbohydrates: 0.03g | Protein: 0.5g | Fat: 0.3g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Trans Fat: 0.002g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 5mg | Sugar: 0.01g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 0.1mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
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