packed light brown sugar
shortening, chilled and diced
light corn syrup
single pie crust, unbaked
oven to 375 degrees. In a bowl, combine flour, brown sugar and shortening.
With fingertips, rub these ingredients together until the shortening
resembles small beans. Set aside.
bowl, dissolve the baking soda in the boiling water. Add the corn
syrup and molasses; stir to blend. Pour filling into the shell and
sprinkle the crumb mixture over the top.
Bake in the
middle of the oven for 10 minutes. Reduce the heat to 350 degrees
and bake for 25 minutes more. The filling should be set, but still
quiver when the pan is tapped. Do not over bake.