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How long do hard boiled eggs last? They can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 week in a sealed container.

How long do hard boiled eggs last?
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How long do hard boiled eggs last?

Hard boiled eggs are fantastic for a simple, filling snack or adding to a meal. How long do hard boiled eggs last? Hard boiled eggs can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 week in a sealed container. You might be wondering how to store hard boiled eggs: it’s best to keep the eggs still in their shell, which keeps them the freshest. So resist peeling the eggs until you’re ready to eat them. Keep the unpeeled eggs in a dry, sealed container in the refrigerator, and they’ll be good for lunches or snacks all week long!

One tip for keeping hard boiled eggs is to add a label with the date that you cooked them onto the container: then you’ll know exactly how long they are good for. Or, you could even write it directly onto the egg shell!

Related: How to Peel Hard Boiled Eggs?

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How to make perfect hard boiled eggs

Now that you know how long hard boiled eggs are good for, here’s our favorite ways to make them! We use both a stovetop method and use the Instant Pot (pressure cooker). The Instant Pot is perfect as a hands off method: and it makes the hard boiled eggs very easy to peel! Here are our hard boiled egg methods, and a few more egg resources.

Hard boiled egg recipes

Hard boiled eggs are perfect as a grab and go snack or morning breakfast. But if you have time, there are lots of creative ways to use hard boiled eggs, from salads to deviled to grilled cheese fillings! Here’s what to do with hard boiled eggs:

Here are some common questions related to hard boiled eggs! Let us know if you have any other questions in the comments below.

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Hi, we’re Alex and Sonja Overhiser, married cookbook authors, food bloggers, and recipe developers. We founded A Couple Cooks to share fresh, seasonal recipes and the joy of cooking! Our recipes are made by two real people and work every time.

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