Chocolate: Chocolate Shoo-Fly Pie

posted by Becky 06-08-102 8:52 PM

Chocolate Shoo-Fly Pie

Top Part:
2 c. brown sugar
1 c. lard or oil
2 eggs
4 Tbsp. cocoa
2 c. molasses
4 c. flour
2 c. hot water
2 Tbsp. baking soda
2 Tbsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 tsp. salt

Bottom Part:
1 qt. water
1 1/4 c. sugar
2 Tbsp. cocoa
3 Tbsp. clear jell
1 tsp. vanilla

Top Part: Mix sugar, oil, eggs and cocoa. Add soda to molasses and hot water. Add to first mixture, then add flour, cinnamon, salt and vanilla.

Bottom Part: Cook together water, sugar, cocoa and clear jell. Add butter and vanilla when cooked.

When bottom part is cooked, put into unbaked pie shells. Then put top part on. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour. When cool, top with chocolate frosting.

Makes 6 8-inch pies.

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