Shoofly Pie


1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ginger
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup Grandmas Unsulphured Molasses
3/4 cup boiling water
1 unbaked 8 inch pastry shell


Mix together flour, sugar, salt and spices. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal. Mix together baking soda and molasses and immediately stir in boiling water. Stir in 1 1/3 cups of the crumb mixture. Turn into pastry shell. Sprinkle remaining 2/3 cup of the crumb mixture over top. Bake in 375 degree oven for 30 to 40 minutes, until crust is lightly browned.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.

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