Orange curd can be found in the jams-and-jellies area of the supermarket.

Recipe by Southern Living April 2002

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
1 (9-inch) pie
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Stir together cookie crumbs and butter; press evenly in bottom and up sides of a 9-inch pieplate.

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  • Bake at 350° for 8 minutes; remove to a wire rack, and cool completely.

  • Beat cheese and powdered sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Stir in vanilla extract and, if desired, food coloring until blended; fold in 2 cups whipped topping. Spread cream cheese mixture evenly into prepared crust.

  • Stir together curd, rind, juice, and 2 tablespoons whipped topping. Spread evenly over cheese mixture; cover and chill 2 hours or until set. Garnish, if desired.

  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used Pepperidge Farm Chessmen butter cookies and Dickinson's Orange Curd.

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