Makes two 8-inch pies
1-1/2 cups boiling water
1 tsp. baking soda
1 cup molasses
Dissolve baking soda in molasses; Stir mixture until foamy. Add hot water. Divide filling between two 8-inch crusts.
4 cups flour
1/4 tsp. salt
2 cups brown sugar
1 cup butter
Incorporate butter into dry ingredients to form fine crumbs. Sprinkle thickly on top of filling. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 30-40 min.
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