A sandwich created in 1961 by Durkee-Mower, Inc., the company responsible for the original Marshmallow Fluff (see marshmallow crème). The sandwich has Marshmallow Fluff spread on one slice of bread, peanut butter on the other. Put them together and you have a Fluffernutter.
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.