My ranch deviled eggs recipe brings you a flavor trifecta in one bite: creamy ranch dressing, tangy barbecue, and salty bacon!
Most deviled eggs recipes are famous for being one bite wonders — each little morsel of eggy goodness is a compact flavor explosion that makes people look forward to Easter side dishes all year long! But the deviled eggs you normally get as side dishes get a bit tired after spring — and this summertime ranch deviled eggs recipe is just the thing to spruce them up!
It takes less than half an hour to make these ranch deviled eggs — which means you can whip them upright at the start of a party and spend the rest of the time with guests begging you for the recipe!
- Perfect bite-size wonders
- Party perfect
- Flavor balance galore
How To Make Ranch Deviled Eggs Recipe
Most deviled eggs recipes follow the same pattern: slice your eggs, make your yolk mixture, fill the egg whites, done!
Start this ranch deviled eggs recipe by slicing the eggs in half and placing the yolks in a small bowl. Add your ranch dressing, green onion, and salt and pepper. Mix, spoon into a piping bag and add bag into your egg whites.
Drizzle barbecue sauce over top and sprinkle on chunks of bacon.
I guarantee you’ve heard of all the ingredients and steps in this recipe, so no surprises here! But let’s go over a few things just to be sure you get the most crowd-pleasing of all deviled eggs!
Ranch dressing is the star — but what about the barbecue sauce? Let’s investigate!
- Ranch Dressing: Start with 1/4 cup of ranch and add more as needed. If you want a lighter option, grab the seasoning packs of Ranch and mix up your own dressing with low-fat yogurt!
- Barbecue Sauce: Get fancy! There are so many fun varieties of barbecue sauce at the grocery store — try something new and fun to see what flavor combinations you can get with your eggs!
- Hardboiled Eggs: Don’t want to have to boil and peel eggs? Trader Joe’s (and other retailers) sells prepackaged hardboiled eggs — fully peeled! Skip the mess and stress and go straight to the fun!
- Bacon: This is the part of the dish that makes everyone sit up and take notice! I love using a really nice, high-end bacon for the quality and taste — try anything by Boar’s Head to get some good bites!
Tools to Make
The tools to make this dish are the same as you’d use for any deviled eggs recipe:
- A knife for cutting the eggs
- A bowl for mixing your filling
- A plate to hold your egg whites
- A piping bag for the filling
Easy enough, right?
How Long Can You Keep This In The Fridge?
Once fully assembled, you can store your ranch deviled eggs in the fridge for up to one week. This is one dish that loves chilly temps, so don’t let it sit out in the heat of a summer party for too long!
Can You Freeze This?
Unfortunately, no. Deviled eggs do weird things in freezer temps, so either gobble all these down before that one-week fridge mark or give out the leftovers to your party guests!
Make Ahead Tips
Well, I already mentioned my best time-saving hack: prepackaged hardboiled eggs! This is really the best thing you can do to speed up the cooking process.
With barbecue as a prominent ingredient in this recipe, it’s only fair that we eat these with a proper barbecue feast, right?
Whip up some of my downright delicious beer brats as a main dish. Serve with fluffy buns and sautéd onions for a truly summertime meal!
And of course, you gotta have something to wash it all down with — and what’s better than my peach moonshine? Homemade and refreshing, it’s the perfect thing to wrap together any summer meal!
What other deviled egg variations are there? Oh my — so many!
- Looking for something a little saltier, a little fancier? Throw in some capers and anchovies for my deviled eggs with capers!
- Love the bacon in this recipe, but want more? Don’t we all! Up the bacon x10 with deviled eggs with bacon!
- Craving a crunch? Deep fried deviled eggs are the perfect decadent appetizer!
- Infuse some smoky goodness in your appetizers with smoked deviled eggs! These are extra great for a barbecue.
Ranch Deviled Eggs
- 12 hard-boiled eggs
- 1/4 cup ranch dressing plus more as needed
- 1 tablespoon green onions white part only, finely chopped
- a couple of pinches salt
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 tablespoons green onions green part only, finely sliced
- 2 slices bacon slices cooked and crumbled
- 2 tablespoons prepared barbecue sauce
- Slice eggs in half and place yolks in a small bowl. Add 1/4 cup ranch dressings, 1 Tablespoon chopped green onion-white parts and salt and pepper. Mash until everything is blended and yolks are completely incorporated (the mixture will be a little lumpy because of the onion).
- Spoon or pipe yolk mixture into egg halves.
- Drizzle barbecue sauce over eggs then sprinkles with green onion tops and bacon.
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Want even more deviled eggs recipes? Here you go!
- Deviled Egg Salad – Chop up all this goodness into a spoonable bite!
- Deviled Egg Potato Salad – Throw in some potatoes while you’re at it — yum!
- Avocado Deviled Eggs – Cut the mayo but keep creamy with avocados
- Pioneer Woman Deviled Eggs – The Southern Queen herself!
Ranch, barbecue sauce, and bacon — heaven in three ingredients! Is it any wonder my ranch deviled eggs recipe is so beloved at parties this time of year?
What did your party guests think of these eggs? Let me know in the comments!