Preheat oven to 325°. Cream sugar and shortening, and add eggs. Make a paste of cocoa and coffee and add to mixture. Blend in the rest of ingredients. Bake in a greased 9-inch pan at 325° for 25 minutes.
Spread a few marshmallows on top of brownies and place in the oven under broil for 5 minutes, until marshmallows are slightly burnt.
Let cool and cut into bars.
Published on March 31, 2009