See a million twinkling lights at Tohono Chul Park

See a million twinkling lights at Tohono Chul Park

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - "Holiday Nights" at Tohono Chul Park has officially begun!

The fun, family event features hot chocolate, food, music and more than a million twinkling lights!

Tohono Chul's Garden Bistro Executive Chef Patrick Haley joined us on Fox 11 Daybreak to talk about the event and one of the featured desserts, Buttermilk Pie.

"Holiday Nights" continues for the first three Friday and Saturday nights in December.

Tickets are $12 for members, $3 for kids and $16 for everyone else.

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Buttermilk Pie
Yields 1 pie / Time: 1 hour

  • 1 Pie shell
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • 1 ½ cup Granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons All-purpose flour
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon lemon Juice
  • 1 tablespoon nutmeg
  • Pre-bake pie shell until lightly golden at 350° degrees. Set aside to cool.
  • In large bowl whisk eggs and sugar until foamy.
  • Slowly add flour and butter until smooth.
  • Stir in buttermilk, vanilla, lemon juice, and nutmeg.
  • Fill pie shell with batter and bake at for 40 minutes or until center is firm.
  • Enjoy!