Brownies with marshmallows on top

Marshmallow Fudge Brownies

“I don’t know where we found this recipe, but we have multiple copies of it to make sure we never lose it.” 


½ cup shortening
¼ cup granulated CRYSTAL SUGAR®
2 eggs, well beaten
¾ cup flour
¼ teaspoon baking powder
2 tablespoons cocoa
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups miniature marshmallows

½ cup water
½ cup firmly packed light brown CRYSTAL SUGAR®
1 square unsweetened chocolate
3 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups powdered CRYSTAL SUGAR®


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cream: shortening and sugar, add eggs.
  3. Sift together: flour, baking powder, cocoa and salt. Add vanilla. Mix all together and put in 9 x 13 inch greased pan. Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes.   
  4. Remove from oven and place marshmallows on top. Return to oven for 3 minutes.  Remove and cool.
  5. For frosting: boil water, brown sugar and unsweetened chocolate. Add: butter and vanilla. Let cool. Stir in powdered sugar and spread on top of marshmallows.