We create our top 10 favorite McDonalds breakfast items at home and under the cost of actually going there.  All you need is roughly 6 hours in the kitchen and your soul.  We’ll teach you the secret technique of the folded egg, which might not sound very impressive.  But all of our hangovers were cured from these recipes.​

Things You’ll Need:

  • Coffee Mug
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Frying Pan​
  • ​Tin Foil

#10 Sausage Biscuit
 
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Ingredients
  • 2 Mini Biscuits: $0.10
  • 1 Breakfast Sausage Patty: $0.50
Instructions
  1. Bake Biscuits according to package
  2. Brush on some salted butter
  3. Flatten a sausage patty until roughly ¼" thick and grill it for 3 minutes per side or until fully cooked.
  4. Simply place said sausage patty in between biscuit and eat it.
HellthyJunkFood: 260 Calories | $0.60
McDonalds: 440 Calories | $1.00

#9 Sausage McMuffin
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 English Muffin: $0.30
  • 1 Breakfast Sausage Patty: $0.50
  • 1 Slice American Cheese: $0.17
Instructions
  1. Toast English Muffins
  2. Brush on some salted butter
  3. Flatten a sausage patty until roughly ¼" thick and grill it for 3 minutes per side or until fully cooked.
  4. Build as shown in picture. Quite simple...
HellthyJunkFood: 250 Calories | $0.97
McDonalds: 400 Calories | $1.00

#8 Sausage Burrito
 
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Ingredients
  • Tortilla Wrap: $0.15
  • 1 oz Scrambled Egg: $0.15
  • 1 Slice American Cheese: $0.17
  • ½ Sausage Patty Crumbles: $0.25
  • Peppers & Onions: $0.20
Instructions
  1. Soften tortilla in the microwave for 10 seconds
  2. Add on slice of cheese
  3. Scramble eggs & add in sautéed peppers & onions
  4. Crumbled up half a sausage patty
  5. Add all of this to the wrap and fold one side in leaving the other side open
  6. Pour a side of salsa to dip
HellthyJunkFood: 275 Calories | $0.92
McDonalds: 300 Calories | $1.00

#7 Sausage Egg McMuffin
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 English Muffin: $0.30
  • 1 Breakfast Sausage Patty: $0.50
  • 1 Slice American Cheese: $0.17
  • 1 Egg: $0.17
Instructions
  1. Toast English Muffins
  2. Brush on some salted butter
  3. Flatten a sausage patty until roughly ¼" thick and grill it for 3 minutes per side or until fully cooked.
  4. Build as shown in picture. Quite simple...
HellthyJunkFood: 270 Calories | $1.14
McDonalds: 470 Calories | $2.99

#6 Egg McMuffin
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 English Muffin: $0.30
  • 1 Canadian Bacon Slice: $0.37
  • 1 Slice American Cheese: $0.17
  • 1 Egg: $0.17
Instructions
  1. Toast English Muffins
  2. Brush on some salted butter
  3. Flatten a sausage patty until roughly ¼" thick and grill it for 3 minutes per side or until fully cooked.
  4. Build as shown in picture. Quite simple...
HellthyJunkFood: 250 Calories | $1.01
McDonalds: 300 Calories | $2.79

#5 Big Breakfast w/Hot Cakes
 
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Ingredients
  • 2 Mini Biscuits: $0.10
  • 1 Breakfast Sausage Patty: $0.50
  • 1 Hashbrown Patty: $0.20
  • 2 oz Scrambled Egg: $0.30
  • 3 Hot Cakes: $0.75
Instructions
  1. Bake Biscuits according to package
  2. Fry Hashbrowns 3-4 minutes @ 350°F
  3. Google how to make pancakes & Scrambled Eggs
  4. Flatten a sausage patty until roughly ¼" thick and grill it for 3 minutes per side or until fully cooked.
  5. Plate as shown in picture.
HellthyJunkFood: 730 Calories | $1.85
McDonalds: 1050 Calories | $5.49

#4 McGriddle
 
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Ingredients
  • 2 Mini Biscuits: $0.10
  • 1 Breakfast Sausage Patty: $0.50
  • 1 Hashbrown Patty: $0.20
  • 2 oz Scrambled Egg: $0.30
  • 3 Hot Cakes: $0.75
Instructions
  1. Bake Biscuits according to package
  2. Fry Hashbrowns 3-4 minutes @ 350°F
  3. Google how to make pancakes & Scrambled Eggs
  4. Flatten a sausage patty until roughly ¼" thick and grill it for 3 minutes per side or until fully cooked.
  5. Plate as shown in picture.
HellthyJunkFood: 350 Calories | $1.32
McDonalds: 440 Calories | $3.29

#3 Bacon, Egg & Cheese Biscuit
 
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Ingredients
  • 2 Mini Biscuits: $0.10
  • 1 Bacon Strip: $0.35
  • 2 oz Folded Egg: $.030
  • 1 Slice American Cheese: $0.17
Instructions
  1. Bake Biscuits according to package
  2. Brush on some salted butter
  3. Add cheese, folded egg & bacon
HellthyJunkFood: 350 Calories | $0.92
McDonalds: 440 Calories | $3.19

#2 Steak, Egg & Cheese Bagel
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 Bagel: $0.50
  • 4 oz Top Round Steak: $0.47
  • 2 oz Folded Egg: $0.30
  • 1 oz Grilled Onions: $0.20
  • 2 Slices American Cheese: $0.34
Instructions
  1. Toast Bagel
  2. Brush on some salted butter
  3. Tenderize Meat & Season with salt, pepper
  4. Sear Top Round high heat 3 minutes per side
  5. Add cheese, optionally add Hollandaise sauce
  6. Add steak, grilled onions, folded egg and more cheese
HellthyJunkFood: 550 Calories | $1.81
McDonalds: 670 Calories | $3.99

#1 Bacon, Egg & Cheese Bagel
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 Bagel: $0.50
  • 2 Bacon Strips: $0.70
  • 2 oz Folded Egg: $0.30
  • 1 Tbsp Hollandaise sauce: $0.37
  • 2 Slices American Cheese: $0.34
Instructions
  1. Toast Bagel
  2. Brush on some salted butter
  3. Add cheese, Hollandaise sauce
  4. Add folded egg, more cheese & two strips of bacon
HellthyJunkFood: 450 Calories | $2.21
McDonalds: 570 Calories | $3.29

 

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