Shoo Fly Pie

Filed under: Baked Goods, Dessert, Romantic Recipes.

A traditional PA Dutch recipe from Grandma Smucker's kitchen. Ingredients in shoo fly pie were able to be pulled off the shelf during the winter months, when fresh fruits were not available for baking.

1 cup molasses
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup hot water
1 tsp baking soda dissolved in hot water
2 cups flour
1/3 cup shortening
3/4 cup brown sugar

Mix bottom ingredients together adding baking soda last. Pour into pie shell. Mix crumbs together with hands or fork, sprinkle on top. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes and 350 degrees for 50 minutes.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 2 8 inch pies
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: one hour

Recipe Provided By:
Bird-in-Hand Village Inn & Suites
Bird In Hand, PA

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