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Shoofly Pie Recipe

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Shoofly Pie Recipe

Our first in the BNT Recipe Collection of Pennsylvania Dutch favorites is Shoofly Pie!

My nephews sure love to eat my pies. I have been trying to “perfect” my pie baking skills this winter and they sure have not complained!” ~Glenda Graybill, BNT Traveler

A slice of our Shoofly Pie Recipe!

A slice of Glenda’s Shoofly Pie!

Ever wondered how to make the perfect Shoofly Pie? Here’s a tried and true family recipe from one of our BNT Travelers. Yum, Lancaster, PA!



BNT Traveler: Glenda Graybill

Recipe Origin: Glenda Graybill’s Aunt

Bucket List Tours: Grand Alaska, The Best of Texas, return to 2020 Oberammergau Passion Play

Travel Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Servings: 8

Ingredient List

1 cup flour
2/3 cup brown sugar
1 Tablespoon shortening
3/4 cup hot water 1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 cup dark molasses
3/4 cup light molasses
1 egg, well beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla

Recipe Instructions

Mix first three ingredients together to make the crumbs. Reserve 1/2 cup for the crumbs on top. Dissolve baking soda in hot water. Mix the ingredients together and pour into a 9-inch unbaked pie crust. Sprinkle the reserved 1/2 cup of crumbs on top. Bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes, and then reduce heat to 350 degrees for 25- 30 minutes.
Go on, have a slice…or, TWO!

What traveling did you enjoy this year?  “Last year I went to the Cape Cod Cranberry Harvest.  The weather was so beautiful, and I made a lot of friends on the trip.  It was so refreshing to just relax and let someone else drive and plan the day. Right now I am anticipating going on this years Tractors & Tulips!” Thank you, Glenda Graybill for this wonderful recipe!

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