Canning Pickled Eggs

Here is a great recipe for canning pickled eggs. If you are looking for an appetizer to have on hand, this is another good one, or even to have on hand just as a quick snack.

Pickled eggs have been popular for many years. They were a popular midnight snack at barn dances.......and were also served at many barn raising bees.

A great pure food to add to home canning recipes!


  • 1 dozen eggs, hard cooked and shelled
  • 1 tsp. whole cloves
  • 1 tsp. celery seeds
  • 3 cups white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 1/2 tsp. pickling salt
  • cheese cloth for spices


  • Have a sterilized wide mouth canning jar ready.
  • Pack shelled eggs into jar.
  • Place spices in a cheesecloth bag, and tie shut
  • Mix vinegar, water and salt in a pot.
  • Add spice bag and boil for 10 minutes.
  • Remove spices, and cool liquid.
  • Completely cover eggs in jar with cooled vinegar solution.
  • Seal, and store in refrigerator.
  • Let stand at least 2 days before serving.

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