Recipe courtesy of Jim Coleman

Shoofly Pie

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 20 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 1 hr
  • Yield: 1 9-inch pie
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Crumb mixture:

1 cup flour

3/4 cup light brown sugar

1 teaspoon butter


1 egg

1 cup molasses

1 cup boiling water

1 teaspoons baking soda

1 9-inch pie shell

Garnish: Whipped cream


  1. In a bowl combine flour and sugar. Cut in butter into the flour and sugar until mixture resembles crumbs. Remove 1/2 cup of the crumb mixture and set aside
  2. To larger part of crumb mixture add egg and molasses.
  3. Blend in 3/4 cup boiling water.
  4. Dissolve soda in remaining 1/4 cup water and add last.
  5. Pour into pie shell. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup reserved crumbs.
  6. Bake at 425 degrees for 15 minutes. Add remaining crumbs and bake 40-45 minutes.
  7. Garnish with whipped cream
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