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Eyes of Ox (Ojos de Buey)

Rated as 4.83 out of 5 Stars

"This is a favorite at any Venezuelan get-together from Maracaibo. My mom used to make these Ojos de Buey for almost every party at our home. It is so easy to make that your kids can help."
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27 m servings 136
Original recipe yields 8 servings (24 prunes)


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  1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Wrap each prune with one of the pieces of bacon. Thread three of the wrapped prunes onto each skewer. Arrange the skewers on a baking sheet.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until the bacon is crisp, about 12 minutes. Allow to cool before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 136 calories; 6 16 5.8 15 324 Full nutrition

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Don't be afraid of the prunes! While I'm not a prune fan on an everyday basis, these are amazing! I was eating them like candy at my sister's birthday before she told me what they were. Luckily,...

So fabulously easy to make, and everyone absolutely loves them. A real crowd pleaser. I used toothpicks. Don't change a thing!

These are delicious, and a favorite appetizer with my family for all events!! I've been making them for the last 2 1/2 years ever since I had them in Nicaragua and had to have the recipe then a...

We had an exchange student one year, a long time ago who made these. We were so surprised at how good they were, and it's so simple you have to try them. Yumm!

So Easy! But I changed the prune to a date and it was even better!

Had purchased, by accident, THICK bacon, and no time to repurchase thinner bacon LENGTHWiSE into a thinner strip and they came out fine. While it was a "happy accident", I would ...

I love these! My brother-in-law summed it up best by saying, "Wow! Proof that bacon makes everything good!" These are typical fare in New Zealand, where they call them Devils on Horseback (if...

Yummmmmm just be careful with the prunes haha

I'll admit I was nervous, but these are fantastic. I made one batch for a covered dish and 24 wasn't near enough. I had to keep them in the oven a lot longer than 12 minutes. I think if it had f...