Koogle was a flavored peanut spread marketed by Kraft, introduced in 1971. It was available in several flavors, including chocolate, cinnamon, vanilla and banana.  I remember banana peanut butter Koogle sandwiches when I was a kid.  Many of Koogle’s TV commercials featured the product’s mascot, an over-sized puppet costume in the abstract form of a giant jar with spinning eyeballs and a “jive” voice similar to that of then-popular radio disc jockey Wolfman Jack. In the premiere commercial the mascot danced to a jingle, “Pea-nutty-koogle with the koo-koo-koogly eyes,” which was modeled on Billy Rose’s 1923 hit song “Barney Google (with the Goo-Goo-Googly Eyes)”.

Source: Retroland


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