Food of the Seventies, Goobers

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Peanut butter and Jelly in a jar ...TOGETHER...they where swirled or more like striped. Came in grape and strawberry.
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Lady Eagle - May 02, 2008 - Report this comment
goobers isnt that the same candy wwe have now?!?!?!?
lily - May 26, 2008 - Report this comment
Aren't thes choclate-covered raisins?
ccridah - January 23, 2009 - Report this comment
i remember i ran away from home and lived in hollywood--i survived on goober's and fish sticks
Rob Lambert - December 05, 2015 - Report this comment
The description may be leading elsewhere, but the Goobers (chocolate covered peanuts) I remember by the TV commercial, which also featured Raisinettes (chocolate covered raisins). Originally, these were products by the Ward Candy company out of New York, going back to 1964. The commercial, aired on local stations, in 1970-72. Nestle now produces Goobers.
UpNorthGuy - March 24, 2016 - Report this comment
Goober Peas is another name for peanuts (from the song, "Peas, peas, peas, peas, eating goober peas; Goodness how delicious, eating goober peas"). Goobers is just a shortened name. The candy called Goobers is simply chocolate covered peanuts.
Rob Lambert - August 05, 2018 - Report this comment
From 1970, a Goobers tossing game by Transogram. The target is a cardboard chipmunk, the Goober Gobbler. Each player had a plastic flipping device and a few plastic Goobers. Hit chipmunk's mouth, 20 points. Hit the lower box, 5 points, or the plate for 10. This was endorsed by Ward Candy Co., which made Goobers then. This was about the last game Transogram made before that company folded.
Rob Lambert - August 08, 2018 - Report this comment
Came across another copy of the Goobers tossing game, with instructions and a quality inspection sheet (looked from around 1968). During its peak in the 1960s, Transogram had three plants in obscure cities like Sikeston, MO, Sturgis, MI and Easton, PA. Its logo was a one-eyed T-shaped cartoon named Transy, the King of Fun. During Transogram's final year, 1970, the logo was modified, less conspicuous. Other games from 1970 included a Mister Magoo board game, and Timber!, a game with a plastic tree that consisted of many parts. The winner removed the piece to make the tree fall. Cards with axe and saw pictures were drawn before a tree piece was removed.

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