Fluffernutter – Massachusetts

October 8th is National Flutternutter Day. If you’ve never experienced the joy that is a flutternutter, let us indoctrinate you.

Marshmallow Fluff is actually celebrating its 100th birthday this year. Originally sold door to door in Somerville, Mass. by an

Fluffernutter - Massachusetts

enterprising fellow name Achibald Query, Boston candy company Durkee-Mower bought the recipe in 1917 for $500.

The sandwich dates back to WWI, when Snowflake Marshmallow Crème (an initial competitor of Durkee-Mower) began printing small brochures with the recipe, dubbing it a “Liberty Sandwich.” Durkee-Mower, however, really capitalized on the idea with a marketing campaign in the 1960s.

Catchy, right?? Even in black and white, this ad makes you want a fluffernutter RIGHT NOW. Luckily, this is a ridiculously easy sandwich to make and enjoy.

Quincy Market, which opened in 1826 in Boston, is a food-lovers mecca with over 50 restaurants and eateries, selling everything from lobster rolls to Boston cream pie.

Fluffernutter

  • Servings: 1
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients

  • 2 slices, favorite soft bread
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons Marshmallow Fluff

Instructions

Spread one piece of bread with peanut butter, the other with Marshmallow Fluff. Cement together and enjoy.

 

 

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4 thoughts on “Fluffernutter – Massachusetts”

  1. Awesome Kat– I can see the grand-girls gobbling these sandwiches down! I think the only Marhmallow Fluff we have here is Kraft! I’llhave to give it a try. So how are things going with You?? Busy week??

  2. Hi Rhonda – Oh, your grandgirls will love! I thought Durkee-Mower had kind of corned the market so I’ll be interested to know if you can find it on the West Coast. Happy Wednesday to you! XO – Kat

  3. Very very interesting. I have never seen the marshmallow fluff. I’m not so sure I can find it here…will open my eyes the next time I’m shopping!

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