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Shoofly Pie

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sifted
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon, ground
  Vegetable shortening 6 Tablespoon
  Molasses 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Hot water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pastry shell 8 Inch (unbaked)
Directions

1. Combine flour, sugar, salt and cinnamon in a large bowl; cut in shortening with a fork or pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Measure out 1/2 cup and set aside.
2. Mix molasses, water and baking soda in a small bowl; stir into remaining crumb mixture until well blended; pour into the prepared pastry shell. Sprinkle the 1/2 cup crumb mixture over top.
3. Bake in hot oven (400°) 45 minutes, or until the top springs back when lightly pressed with finger. Cool in pie plate on rack. Cut in wedges.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes

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