shoofly pie(redirected from Shoo-fly pie)
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A pie with a filling of molasses and brown sugar and a crumble topping.
[So called because one will supposedly have to shoo away the flies attracted to the sweet filling.]
(Cookery) US a dessert similar to treacle tart
an open pie filled with a mixture of flour, butter, brown sugar, molasses, etc., and baked.
[1930–35, Amer.; allegedly alluding to the attractiveness of the molasses to unwanted flies]