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Shoofly Pie III

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"A recipe my maternal grandmother used to make. She lived to be 96. Maybe the pie helped! This is best when served with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream."
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1 h servings 298
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 8-inch pie)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together flour, 2/3 cup brown sugar, and salt. Cut in butter or margarine until mixture resembles rice. Reserve 3 tablespoons of mixture for sprinkling top of pie.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together hot water, molasses, dark brown sugar, and baking soda. Stir molasses mixture into remaining crumb mixture. Pour into pastry shell. Sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, until top springs back when pressed. Cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 298 calories; 11.5 47.2 2.3 19 295 Full nutrition

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This is a very easy recipe, and the flavor was very good. I rated it it 4 stars for though it set up nice, the consistency was more like a cake than a pie, and the crumbles on top fell through,...

This pie was so easy and delicious. I did have to change one thing and I used splenda brown sugar and used 1/2 of the 2/3 cup as recommended on the package and it was perfect! I'll never buy on...

This is such an easy recipe. I made it just as given and waited for comments from my son who had this at Yoders Restaurant in Florida. To my surprise both he and my daughter-in-law said this w...

Delicious. Just like how I remember it in Lancaster P.A. where I used to vacation as a kid with my family. I hadn't had it in almost 20 yrs and happened to come across this recipe here and I d...