Eyes of Ox (Ojos de Buey)

Eyes of Ox (Ojos de Buey)

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"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."

Ingredients

27 m servings 136 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 136 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 16g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 5.8 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 324 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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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.

Reviews

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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!

Made this for the Dinner and a Movie party, too. The movie was "Dracula: Dead and Loving It." These really did look like eyes of ox. Loved the flavor.

I loved these. My husband liked them and came back for more. My children ages had mixed reactions but overall they went well. We had them as a treat. The kids thought they looked cool. I th...