A favorite appetizer at gatherings is deviled eggs. You can be a hit at the next event with these easy to make spicy deviled eggs.
Heat water to boiling point. Add eggs and boil for 12 minutes. Run eggs under cold water for 2 minutes, then let sit in cold water for 10 minutes. Peel eggs.
Slice eggs in half lengthwise. Scoop the yolks into a small bowl and mash yolks with a fork. Set whites on serving platter. Add mayonnaise one heaping tablespoon at a time to the yolks, mixing well, until the mixture is as moist or dry as you like it.
Add all spices except paprika. Taste the mixture and add more cayenne if you want a tangier, spicier flavor. Add pepper if you want a hotter flavor. Mix well.
Scoop yolk mixture into center of egg whites. Garnish with paprika and a slice of olive if desired. Serve immediately or chill them in the refrigerator until it's time to serve.