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ISO: Chocolate Shoo Fly Pie Recipe

I had this pie at a bakery in Bird in Hand, PA. I called to see if I could get one and was told they no longer sell them. So I'm looking for a recipe. It is really good!!!  Thanks for your help!!! :) :) :)  

Re: ISO: Chocolate Shoo Fly Pie Recipe

Here is the recipe I have:

  • 1 (9 inch) pie shell
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter flavored shortening
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 cup unsulfured molasses
  • 3/4 cup cold water
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • Directions
    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
    2. In a small bowl, mix together flour and brown sugar. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside 1 cup of this mixture for topping the pie.
    3. In a large bowl, combine egg, molasses, cold water, and remaining crumb mixture. Mix thoroughly. Dissolve baking soda in boiling water and add to molasses mixture. Mix well.
    4. Spread chocolate chips across bottom of pastry-lined pie pan. Pour filling over chocolate chips. Sprinkle reserved crumb mixture over top.
    5. Bake in preheated oven for 45 to 55 minutes, until filling is set.