Tailgating Eggs

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from the Iowa Egg Councileggs

Preparation time:
Cooking time: 20 mins

Difficulty: Medium - experience needed


• 14 large hard-boiled eggs
• 2 T. vegetable-flavored cream cheese, softened
• 1/3 c. plain cream cheese, softened
• ½ tsp. Old Bay seasoning
• ½ c. browned, crumbled and drafted breakfast sausage
• ½ tsp. ground black pepper
• 4 tsp. finely chopped fresh chives, divided
• ½ c. finely shredded Mexican cheese plus 2 T. for garnish


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Slice 12 eggs in half and remove yolks. Place yolks in a medium mixing bowl and stir until combined.
3. Finely Chop the two remaining eggs and add to the yolks.
4. Mix in the cream cheeses, Old Bay, sausage, pepper, 2 teaspoons of chopped chives and ½ cup cheese.
5. Stuff egg white halves with mixture and place in a baking pan. Bake, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until heated through.
6. Top with remaining cheese and chives.

NOTE: For no-fuss cleanup, bake the eggs and transport them to the tailgate in disposable foil pans.


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