Shoo-fly Pie

This recipe makes 2 pies


2 cups flour

1 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup shortening

1/2 tsp baking powder

Cut shortening into dry ingredients. Mix well.

-Liquid part:

1 cup molasses

1 cup hot water

1 tsp baking soda

1 well-beaten egg

Mix well.

-Pie shell:

3 cups flour

1 cup shortening

1 tsp salt

Enough water to roll into pastry mixture

Mix well. Make 2 dough balls and roll thin to make 2 pie shells.

Line 2 pie plates with pastry. Pour 1 cup liquid into each shell. Drop 1/2 crumb mixture evenly on top of liquid of each pie.

Bake pies at 400 degrees for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 375 degrees and bake until pies are golden-brown on top.

-Submitted by Rose Miller