National Fluffernutter Day | October 8
Sun Oct 8th

National Fluffernutter Day

A delectable and rare combination is brought about by National Fluffernutter Day on October 8th. Some food holidays are stickier than others. National Fluffernutter Day is a stick-to-your-chin-fingers-nose holiday. Celebrate zealously and then take a bath.


Archibald Query of Somerville, Massachusetts, invented Marshmallow Creme, a sweet marshmallow-like spread. Emma and Amory Curtis of Melrose, Massachusetts, 1913, invented Snowflake Marshmallow Creme in 1913 during World War I. The first known example of a Fluffernutter was a recipe for a peanut butter and marshmallow creme sandwich.

In 1920, Query sold his Marshmallow Creme to Durkee-Mower, Inc., who renamed it Marshmallow Fluff. Over 100 years ago, they continue to sell it under the same name today.

Where did the word "fluffernutter" originate from? Well, the advertising company for Durkee-Mower developed it in 1960 in an effort to successfully sell the peanut butter and marshmallow sandwich.

Fluffernutter FAQ

Q. Is marshmallows and peanut butter celebrated separately, as well?

A. Yes. Yes. On the calendar, Marshmallows and peanut butter have many different holidays.

  • Peanut Butter Day
  • Marshmallow Day is Toasted Marshmallow Day in Toasted Marshmallow Day
  • Heavenly Hash Day
  • Rocky Road Day
  • Peanut Lovers Day
  • S'mores Day

Q. How many calories are in fluffernutter?

A. Two tablespoons of fluffernutter contain 186 calories.

Q. What ingredients are in marshmallows?

A. Most marshmallows are made from sugar, corn syrup, and gelatin.

Q. Can I make marshmallows at home?

A. Yes. Yes. Made marshmallows are abundant on the internet.