Shoofly Pie

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Ingredients

Frozen 9-inch pie crust, unbaked

1 cup flour

⅔ cup brown sugar, packed

1 Tablespoon cold butter

¼ teaspoon salt

1 egg

1 cup molasses

¾ cup cold water

¼ cup hot water

1 Tablespoon baking soda

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F.

In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, butter, and salt.

Remove ½ cup of the mixture and set aside.

In a small bowl, beat the egg. Add the molasses and cold water. Stir and set aside.

In another small bowl, mix the hot water with the baking soda and blend into the molasses mixture.

Add to the flour mixture and mix well Pour into the pie shell and top with the reserved crumbs.

Bake for 35 minutes.

The pie filling will appear jelly-like but will firm up as it cools.

Transfer to a rack to cool completely before cutting.

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