A traditional German/Pennsylvania Dutch pie made with molasses and a crumb topping. The name supposedly originates from the fact that when made in early dutch colonies, it would be allowed to cool on a window sill and due to the high sugar content, it attracted a lot of flies which had to be shoo'd (shoed shod shooed?) away. When baked, it forms a gooey bottom with a crumbly coffee cake like top, and a mixture of cake like consistency where they meet in the middle. Really quite good, and easy to make. There are a lot of recipes out there, for your pleasure here is a basic traditional recipe.

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Mix 1 Tsp baking soda with warm water to dissolve, add molasses and whisk until slightly foamy. Mix flour, baking soda, and sugar together and mix in chilled butter with a pastry cutter until it has the consistency of fine crumbs. Pour molasses mixture into chilled pie crusts and sprinkle crumbs evenly over the top. Bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes and reduce temperature to 350 degrees. Bake roughly 35 minutes or until filling is set and crust is brown.

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