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Chocolate Shoofly Pie - Lancaster County Pa Recipe

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1hr 35mins
6 pies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For topping - Mix molasses, hot water & vanilla. Set aside.
  2. Cream eggs, sugar & shortening.
  3. Add remaining ingredients, adding molasses mixture last.
  4. For 'pudding' - Bring water to a boil.
  5. Add remaining ingredients and stir/cook until thick.
  6. Pour pudding into 6 unbaked pie shells.
  7. Put topping on top of each of the six pies.
  8. Bake @ 350 for 1 hour.
  9. Cool completely.
  10. Add frosting, if desired. (any soft chocolate frosting will work).
  11. For chocolate frosting - In saucepan, combine first 4 ingredients.
  12. Slowly add water.
  13. Stir over high heat constantly until thickened.
  14. Remove from heat, and add vanilla and butter.
  15. Spread on cooled pies.

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