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Yield:
Makes 1 (9-inch) pie
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Unfold piecrusts; stack piecrusts on a lightly floured surface. Roll into one 12-inch circle. Fit piecrust into a 9-inch pieplate according to package directions; fold edges under, and crimp.

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  • Bake piecrust at 450° for 8 minutes; cool on a wire rack.

  • Whisk together sugar and next 9 ingredients until blended. Pour into piecrust.

  • Bake at 350° for 40 to 45 minutes or until center is set, shielding edges of crust with aluminum foil after 20 minutes to prevent excessive browning. Cool on a wire rack. Garnish, if desired.

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  • Orange Chess Pie: Substitute fresh orange juice and rind for tangerine juice and rind. Garnish with sweetened whipped cream, orange slices, and orange rind, if desired.

  • Grapefruit Chess Pie: Substitute fresh grapefruit juice and rind for tangerine juice and rind. Garnish with sweetened whipped cream and grapefruit rind or lime rind and lime pieces, if desired.

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