Open Range Shoofly Pie
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup solid shortening
- 1 cup light molasses
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup boiling water
- Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a pie pan.
- Mix flour, sugar and shortening. Blend with a pastry knife until crumbly, resembling oatmeal. Place the mixture in prepared pie pan and spread evenly on the bottom and up the sides, being careful not to compress the mix.
- Blend molasses, baking soda and boiling water. Carefully pour over the crumbs.
- Bake for 45 minutes. The sides will be slightly puffy when done.
- Cool before serving.