Eyes of Ox (Ojos de Buey)6 Reviews
- Prep: 5 min
- Cook: 12 min
- Ready In: 27 min
“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.” - by Cecy
Original recipe yields 24 prunes
- Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
- 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.
- Bake in the preheated oven until the bacon is crisp, about 12 minutes. Allow to cool before serving.
Amount Per Serving (8 total)
- 136 cal
- 6 g
- 16 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (6)Rate This Recipe
"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, as ma..." See moreny as I ate, they didn't have the, umm, effect, that prunes are known for. The salty bacon and sweet prune are a perfect combo!"
"So fabulously easy to make, and everyone absolutely loves them. A real crowd pleaser. I used toothpicks. Don't change a thing!..." See more"
"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 and the..." See morere! They are so simple...it's hard to believe they'd be so good. Make sure you halve the bacon as a whole strip is too much (it doesn't cook up nice and crisp with a whole piece-- I can't really handle "slimy" bacon!). While prunes aren't bad on their own, everything's better wrapped in bacon!"
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