1. Cook crab to package instruction. Break cooked crab cakes into small pieces and set aside.
2. Cut eggs lengthwise and scoop out yolks. Mash egg yolks with fork.
3. Mix in egg yolk with mayonnaise, thyme,shallots, pepper and hot sauce.
4. Mix in crab cakes. Mound crab mixture in cavity of each egg-white half.
5. Place crab stuffed deviled eggs on platter and cover to refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.