shoofly pie

noun

Definition of shoofly pie

: a rich pie of Pennsylvania Dutch origin made of molasses or brown sugar sprinkled with a crumbly mixture of flour, sugar, and butter

First Known Use of shoofly pie

1924, in the meaning defined above

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