When you spot tangy-sweet Clementines in your grocery store during the winter months, nab a few for this creamy chiffon pie recipe.

Source: Family Circle
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, blend butter, coconut and crumbs. Press over bottom and up sides of 9-inch pie plate.

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  • Bake crust at 350°F for 14 minutes, or until lightly golden on edges. Transfer plate to wire rack; let cool.

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  • In blender, combine clementine sections and lemon juice. Pulse until smooth. Bring butter, sugar, rind, citrus mixture and gelatin to a simmer in a medium-size saucepan.

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  • In bowl, slightly whisk eggs to break up. Whisk a little of hot clementine mixture into eggs; then whisk egg mixture back into saucepan. Cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened and registers at least 160°F on an instant-read thermometer. Strain into a large bowl. Place plastic wrap directly on surface of mixture; let cool at room temperature for 30 minutes. Refrigerate for 2 hours, until mixture begins to set.

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  • Add cream to citrus mixture. Beat with an electric mixer to very soft peaks, about 3 minutes. Spoon into crust. Chill until firm, about 1 to 2 hours. Top with clementine sections, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

268 calories; total fat 18g; saturated fat 10g; cholesterol 76mg; sodium 80mg; carbohydrates 26g; fiber 1g; protein 3g.

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