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Amish Shoofly Pie
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Barbara's Shoofly Pie

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Amish
Keyword: Amish recipe, pie
Servings: 8


  • 1 cup flour
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp shortening
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 cup hot water
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 9" unbaked pie shell


  • Combine flour and brown sugar. Cut shortening into flour mixture until crumbly. Reserve 1/2 cup of the crumbles.
    Dissolve baking soda in hot (but now boiling) water.
    In a small bowl combine molasses, egg, and baking soda water and beat well.
    Pour into unbaked pie shell. Sprinkle reserved crumbs over top.
    Bake at 375° for 35 minutes.