Home » Cooking • DIY » Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs Print Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs Ingredients 12 large eggs room temperature Instructions Place eggs in a large saucepan. Cover them with cool water by 1 inch. Slowly bring water to a boil over medium heat; when the water has reached a boil, cover and remove from heat. Let sit 12 minutes. Transfer eggs to a colander; place under cool running water to stop the cooking.