The Peter Paul Starbar had a much larger run in the UK, but in the late 1970s made an all too brief appearance in the US. now all that remains of its release are a few scanned candy wrappers and some digitized commercials.
Peanut Butter Boppers swept into my town like a tidal wave of delicious. I remember seeing them in the lunchroom as people whipped them out of brown bags after scarfing down their warm or smooshed sandwich. They were the treasured school dessert and I really wanted them, but for some reason, I could never convince my mother to stray from the old Hostess or Drake’s cakes. I think ti was because when we did buy them, they were treats for the whole family and not just to suit my whims.
Here is a great ad for for them that was posted by Jason Liebig (click for a larger version on Flickr):
and here is the commercial that mocked me each day: