Yield: 1 Fluffernutter
- Marshmallow fluff or equivalent
- Peanut butter (your choice, smooth is a common pick)
- 2 slices Soft white or wheat bread
- Multiple Bread knives
Let’s Make It!
- Evenly distribute marshmallow gently onto one side of the bread and the peanut butter onto the other slice.
- Combine into a sandwich!
Notes & Alternatives
- Those who live in New England will tell ya’ (pardon the accent), you can add almost anything to em’. Common add-ons are fruits such as banana or jelly, Nutella, and even potato chips or bacon.
- Any type of bread will work depending on your preference, although soft white and wheat are the most common. You can also pan fry the sandwich, but be warned, make sure the pan is very hot and do it quickly or else everything will melt!
- Around 1917, Emma Curtis invented the sandwich and dubbed it the ‘Liberty Sandwich’.
- Fluffternutters are the unofficial Massachusetts State sandwich and are commonly served in New England for school lunches.
- In 2006, Massachusetts lawmaker Jarrett Barrios introduced legislation to stop the serving of Fluffternutters after he learned his son was being served it everyday for lunch at school.
- Somerville Massachusetts holds a yearly festival called ‘What the Fluff?’ where Fluff and Fluffternutters are celebrated. In 2011, astronaut Richard Michael acted as a contest judge in the festival – he is also known for eating Fluffernutters in space!
- Fluffternutter Day is October 8th.