How to Make Hard Boiled Eggs Step 1. Fill a pot halfway with water Step 2. Turn stove on high Step 3. Bring water to a boil Step 4. Use a spoon to add your eggs Step 5. Turn stove down to low heat Step 6. Simmer on low for 10 minutes. Step 7. Turn off stove and remove eggs with a spoon. Step 8. Rinse eggs under cold water. Done! Peel and eat!