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Shoo Fly Pie Recipe


A Lancaster County specialty!


  • Crumbs:
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brow sugar
  • Bottom:
  • 3/4 tsp. baking soda
  • 3/4 cup boling water
  • 1 cup Old Barrel Molasses
  • 1 egg
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • 1-9" unbacked pie shell


In a bowl combine the above ingredients until mixture is crumbly.
Dissolve baking soda in boling water. Mix all ingredients together. Add half of the crumb mixture to the liquid and pour into a 9" unbaked pie shell. Top with remaining crumbs. Bake at 350 degrees for 1-1/4 hours until set.

Kitchen Kettle Village, shoo fly pie, recipe, Intercourse PA

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