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.” 

INGREDIENTS

Brownies:
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 
Frosting:
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®  

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  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 degrees 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.