Waxed Eggs This page first published: Feb 27, 2007 · Updated: Oct 21, 2020 · by CooksInfo. Copyright © 2021 · This web site may contain affiliate links · This web site generates income via ads · Information on this site is copyrighted. Taking whole pages for your website is theft and will be DCMA'd. See re-use information. Waxed eggs are fresh eggs that have been dipped in hot wax (paraffin or candle wax) so that the wax will set and form a protective seal over the shell, helping to extend the storage life of the eggs. The shells end up with a wax glaze on them. See also: Buttered eggs; Preserving eggs.