Definition of Shoofly pie

1. Noun. Open pie filled with a mixture of sweet crumbs and molasses.

Generic synonyms: Pie



Definition of Shoofly pie

1. Noun. A fluffy pie made from molasses, traditional among the Pennsylvania Dutch ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shoofly Pie

shonkiness
shonky
shoo
shoo-fly pie
shoo-in
shoo-ins
shoo away
shoo fly
shoo off
shoobie
shoobies
shood
shooed
shooflies
shoofly
shoofly pie (current term)
shoofti
shoogie
shoogied
shoogies
shoogle
shoogled
shoogles
shooglier
shoogling
shoogly
shooi
shooing
shook
shook-up

Literary usage of Shoofly pie

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Adventure Guide to the Chesapeake Bay by Barbara Radcliffe Rogers, Stillman Rogers (2000)
"Both B&Bs serve a "Dutch-style" breakfast with fresh fruit, fresh-baked breads, cheese and coldcuts, along with a sweet, which may be shoofly pie from an ..."

2. Daytrips Pennsylvania Dutch Country and Philadelphia: 50 One Day Adventures by Earl Steinbicker (1999)
"Be sure to try the shoofly pie—just this once. Most restaurants do not serve liquor, and some are closed on Sundays. Among the better choices are: Plain ..."

3. Daytrips Washington, D. C.: 50 One-Day Adventures in Washington, Virginia by Earl Steinbicker (1999)
"Be sure to try the shoofly pie— "just this once." Most restaurants do not serve liquor, and some are closed on Sundays. ..."

4. Adding Value for Sustainability: A Guidebook for Cooperative Extension by Kristen Markley, Duncan Hilchey (1998)
"Locally produced specialty foods provide a window into the unique qualities of a community (one might see snickerdoodles and shoofly pie in one community, ..."

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