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Shoo Fly Pie
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Shoo Fly Pie

1 c. flour
2/3 c. brown sugar
1 Tbsp. shortening
1 tsp. baking soda
3/4 c. hot water
1 c. molasses
1 egg, beaten
1 9" unbaked pie shell

Combine flour and brown sugar. Cut shortening into flour mix until crumbly. Reserve 1/2 c. crumbs.

Dissolve baking soda in hot (but not boiling) water. In a small bowl, combine molasses, egg, and baking soda water and beat well. Pour into unbaked pie shell. Sprinkle with reserved crumbs. Bake at 375 degrees for 35 minutes.

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