Sweet Apples and Honey Deviled Eggs


Want to make something exciting to eat for Rosh Hashanah but tired of the same old things? Impress your chavurah with a spin on apples and honey… by adding them to deviled eggs!

It’s surprising that the egg is not a traditional Rosh Hashanah symbol. During Passover, we place an egg on the Seder plate because it represents the beginning of life, as we celebrate the birth of the Jewish people as a nation. Likewise on Rosh Hashanah, not only do we celebrate the beginning of the world, but it is a chance for personal “rebirth” or renewal.

So it’s a perfect plan to mix eggs with apples and honey, which symbolize a sweet New Year. These eggs are much sweeter than your usual deviled fare, and they’re a delicious way to bring in the year to come.

Huge thanks to my fiancée for the idea and helping me develop the recipe.

Apples & Honey Deviled Eggs

  • Servings: 12 appetizers
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  • 6 hard-boiled eggs
  • 1/2 Granny Smith apple, diced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon sugar
  • salt
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • nutmeg


  1. Cut each hard-boiled egg in half lengthwise, and transfer the yolks to a mixing bowl.
  2. Melt butter in a pot or saute pan, and gently cook the diced apple with cinnamon, sugar, and pinch of salt for 2 minutes.
  3. Mash the yolk with mayonnaise and mustard.
  4. Add the apple mixture and honey to the yolk mash, and stir.
  5. Spoon the mixture into the empty hard-boiled egg whites.
  6. Garnish with a drizzle of honey and a sprinkle of nutmeg.

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