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Shoo Fly Pie

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Serves 8-10 | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time 1 hour

Why I Love This Recipe

Yummy taste of days gone by.

Ingredients You'll Need

1 cup molasses

¾ cup hot water

¾ teaspoon baking soda

1 egg, beaten

1 (9 inch) pie shell

1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

1 cup packed brown sugar

¼ cup shortening


Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Combine molasses, hot water, and baking soda together in a medium bowl; whisk in beaten egg until well combined. Pour mixture into pie shell.
Combine flour and brown sugar in a separate medium bowl; cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle on top of pie filling. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes. Lower temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C); bake for an additional 30 minutes.

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