This is such a game changer if you love eating hard boiled eggs. This no peel baked hard boiled egg hack was all over tik tok and social media. We wanted to see if making hard boiled eggs in the oven was worth the time and effort. The answer is an absolute “YES!”

no peel hard boiled eggs in water bath

No peel baked hard boiled egg hack

So it’s super simple. You basically crack eggs in an oven safe dish, then place in a water bath. You bake the eggs and the texture is almost exactly like a boiled egg. You can bake it for a little less time if you like your yolks a little runnier.

knife cutting no peel hard boiled eggs in oven

No more frustrating egg peeling

Have you ever been frustrated with peeling hard boiled eggs? We’ve all been through this. All the tips and tricks about how to peel eggs is unnecessary now. All the talk about having to use fresh organic eggs, boil for a certain time, ice water bath, poke a hole in the bottom of the eggs is out the door. This method has no need to peel eggs where the egg tears, breaks or gets smashed. Bake a big batch of eggs and you have instant hard boiled eggs without the peeling.

Best way to make big batch egg salad

Now is the time to make that big batch of egg salad that you’ve always wanted to make. But this time, it’s going to super duper easy. You can make a big batch of boiled eggs all in one pot.

  • In order to do this you just need to have a dish that can can hold the water, meaning for the hot water bath.
  • The pan that you put the eggs in has to be smaller than the baking dish that is holding the water.
  • You need the water bath because it keeps the egg pan from getting too hot and to not fry the eggs. So the hot water batch gives moisture and temperature control around the pan that holds the eggs.
  • This technique keeps the egg whites plump and moist instead of crispy and hard.

Video: No Peel Baked hard Boiled Eggs Trick

no peel hard boiled eggs in water bath

No-Peel Hard Boiled Eggs (oven)

You can chop the eggs for egg salads. Or cut the eggs into squares and keep the yolks in the middle for a sandwich. Cooking times will vary depending on the size of your pan and your oven. So check the eggs and add more time if needed to your preferred texture. If you like a softer runny yolk, then cook the eggs for slightly less time.
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  • 4-6 eggs
  • Water
  • Oil spray
  • Optional (salt and pepper)



  • Pre-heat oven to 350°F/175°C.
    Oven knobs
  • Spray inside bottom and sides of loaf pan with oil spray.
    Spraying loaf pan with oil
  • Crack eggs into the loaf pan.
    Eggs cracked into loaf pan
  • Make water bath: Place loaf pan in the larger oven proof baking dish or casserole dish. Fill the larger baking dish with water until it’s the same level as the eggs.
    Pouring water to make a water bath
  • Place pan in oven and bake at 350°F/175°C for about 20 minutes.
    Placing pans into oven
  • Check the eggs and if they need to be more firm, bake for additional 5-10 minutes until the egg whites are set and yolks are firm.
    Cooked eggs in loaf pan
  • Remove the eggs from the baking loaf pan and chop into small pieces for egg salad. Or cut the eggs into squares with yolks in the middle for an egg sandwich.


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Nutrition Information per Serving

Calories: 68kcal, Carbohydrates: 0.4g, Protein: 6g, Fat: 5g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 2g, Trans Fat: 0.02g, Cholesterol: 164mg, Sodium: 63mg, Potassium: 61mg, Sugar: 0.2g, Vitamin A: 238IU, Calcium: 25mg, Iron: 1mg

What Recipes with Hard Boiled Eggs?

Besides the classic egg salad, there’s so many delicious ideas that you can use these hard boiled eggs with. Here’s some yummy inspiration:

pan of warm no peel hard boiled eggs

Brown Eggs vs White Eggs for No-Peel Hard Boiled eggs

Are brown eggs better than white eggs? or maybe it’s the opposite about white eggs vs brown eggs? We’ve always thought about this and have been told the nutrition is the same. You’re just paying more for brown eggs. Well here’s a good article by the egg board about white eggs and brown eggs. It’s a good quick informative article.