1 cup molasses
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 cup hot water
1 teaspoon baking soda dissolved in water


2 cups flour
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup vegetable shortening
1 teaspoon cinnamon

2 pre-made refrigerated pie shells


Combine the flour, brown sugar, shortening and salt and cinnamon in a small bowl, and mix with your fingertips until it resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.

Mix the molasses, brown sugar, eggs hot water and baking soda in a large mixing bowl until a syrup forms.

Put 1/2 the syrup in a pre-made refrigerated pie crust. Then add 1/2 the crumbs. Add the remaining syrup and the other half of the crumbs. Bake at 400 degrees F for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F and bake an additional 30 minutes.

Yields 2 pies

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