Gooey Amish-Inspired Molasses Crumb Pie

Gooey Amish-Inspired Molasses Crumb Pie

The best kinds of desserts are the old-fashioned ones, and this vintage pie recipe is no exception. With just one bite of this Gooey Amish-Inspired Molasses Crumb Pie, you'll be sold on the great flavor of authentic Amish recipes. Made with a full cup of molasses, there's no denying this sweet pie is also one of those sticky desserts that's worth getting a bit messy for. Try it tonight and see what all the fuss is about!


  • 1 cup molasses
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 unbaked 9" deep-dish pie crusts
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • pinch of salt


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Beat egg slightly. Add 1 teaspoon baking soda and 1 cup brown sugar.
  3. Stir in molasses and boiling water.
  4. Put egg mixture in refrigerator and chill while making crumb mixture.
  5. To prepare the crumb mixture, combine 2 cups flour, 1 cup brown sugar and 1/2 cup shortening and mix until fine crumbs form.
  6. Alternate pouring crumbs and egg mixture into one of the unbaked pie shells, starting and ending with crumbs.
  7. Bake for 35 minutes.



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