McDonalds Breakfast Sauce

Take your breakfast sandwiches to the next level without hitting the drive-thru with this tangy, savory, and creamy McDonalds Breakfast Sauce recipe.

McDonalds breakfast sauce on a bagel
The McDonalds breakfast sauce is delicious on just about anything- sandwiches, toast, burritos, and more.

Everybody loves a good condiment and in the fast food world, McDonalds breakfast sauce is to die for. While this dipping sauce is sadly no longer on the menu, we’ve got the recipe to recreate it at home.

This secret sauce is easy to throw together and adds so much flavor to a breakfast burrito, sandwich, and more.

The great thing about this is that you probably have all the ingredients in your pantry to make this including household staples like salt, pepper, yellow mustard, dill weed, and a few others.


What Is McDonald’s Breakfast Sauce Made Of?

The breakfast sauce at McDonald’s is a combination of: mayo, ketchup, mustard, honey, white vinegar, garlic powder, dill, salt, pepper, and steak sauce. You simply whisk these together in a bowl, and enjoy!

Mcdonalds breakfast sauce
With just a few household ingredients, you have a savory and creamy breakfast sauce.

How To Make Mcdonald’s Breakfast Sauce?

McDonald’s breakfast sauces, including the famous Steak Bagel sauce, are proprietary and the exact recipe is not publicly disclosed. However, you can create a similar sauce at home by combining a few basic ingredients. Here is a recipe for a basic breakfast sauce that you can try:


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon of steak sauce(A1)
  • A hefty dose of dill


  1. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard, honey, dill, steak sauce, white vinegar, and garlic powder.
  2. Next, whisk all the ingredients together until smooth and well combined.
  3. Season the sauce with salt and black pepper to taste.
  4. Serve the sauce immediately or store it in the refrigerator until ready to use.
  5. This basic sauce is a great dip for breakfast sandwiches, hash browns, or any other breakfast items you like. Also, you can customize the recipe by adding different herbs or spices to suit your taste.

Does McDonald’s Have Breakfast Sauce Anymore?

McDonald’s no longer carries its popular breakfast sauce, to the bewilderment of many customers. While a lot of customers want this sauce back, as of right now it looks like it’s not going to happen.

McDonalds Breakfast Sauce
The famous McDonalds Breakfast Sauce requires just a handful of common household ingredients.

What Is McDonald’s Steak Bagel Sauce Made Of?

McDonald’s Steak Bagel sauce is a creamy and slightly sweet sauce that is specifically made for the Steak, Egg & Cheese Bagel sandwich. While the exact recipe for the sauce is not publicly disclosed by McDonald’s, it is generally believed to be a blend of several ingredients, which may include:

  • Mayonnaise
  • Mustard
  • Honey
  • Lemon juice
  • White wine vinegar
  • Onion powder
  • Garlic powder
  • Paprika
  • Black pepper
  • Dill
  • Steak sauce

The sauce is designed to complement the flavors of the steak and egg in the sandwich and is one of the key elements that makes the Steak, Egg & Cheese Bagel a popular breakfast item at McDonald’s.

What Does McDonald’s Put On Their Breakfast Sandwiches?

The specific ingredients on McDonald’s breakfast sandwiches may vary by location and country, but typically they include:

  1. English muffin, biscuit, or bagel as the base
  2. A meat option, such as bacon, sausage patty, or ham
  3. A freshly cracked egg or folded egg patty
  4. Processed American cheese slice
  5. Butter or margarine to toast the bread
  6. Optional condiments, such as ketchup, mayonnaise, or hot sauce
  7. Some McDonald’s breakfast sandwiches may also include additional ingredients like lettuce, tomato, or onion, depending on the specific sandwich.

What Kind Of Cheese Does McDonald’s Use On Breakfast Sandwiches?

McDonald’s uses a processed American cheese on its breakfast sandwiches.

This cheese is specifically formulated to melt easily and consistently, which makes it a popular choice for fast-food chains.

It is a mild-tasting cheese that has a creamy texture and is commonly used in burgers, sandwiches, and other fast-food items.

Why Is The McGriddle So Good?

The McGriddle has so many flavors and textures making it irresistible- fluffy eggs, sweet pancakes, melted cheese, and crispy bacon or juicy sausage.

McDonalds breakfast sauce
With just a few household ingredients, you have a savory and creamy breakfast sauce.

Does McDonald’s Sell Their Sauce?

Yes, McDonald’s sells some of their sauces in select countries. However, the availability of sauces for purchase can vary depending on the country and region.

In some countries, McDonald’s sells their signature sauces such as Big Mac sauce, McChicken sauce, and BBQ sauce in bottles or sachets for customers to take home.

In other countries, the sauces are not available for purchase, and customers can only enjoy them with their meals at McDonald’s restaurants.

Check with your local McDonald’s or visit their website to see if they offer them in your area.

Does Egg McMuffin Have Sauce?

Yes, Egg McMuffin does have sauce. The sauce used in Egg McMuffin is a creamy, tangy, and slightly sweet sauce called “McMuffin Sauce.”

It is a proprietary sauce created by McDonald’s specifically for their breakfast sandwiches, including the Egg McMuffin.

The sauce is a blend of mayonnaise, butter, vinegar, and spices, and it is a key ingredient in giving the Egg McMuffin its unique flavor.

McDonalds Breakfast Sauce

McDonalds Breakfast Sauce

Author: Maddy & JD – Them Bites
Take your breakfast sandwiches to the next level without hitting the drive-thru with this tangy, savory, and creamy McDonalds Breakfast Sauce recipe.
4.70 from 10 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Servings 1 cup
Calories 800 kcal


  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp yellow mustard
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp steak sauce
  • 1 tsp fresh dill, chopped or use dried
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ¼ tsp salt

Recipe Instructions

  • Place all the ingredients in a small mixing bowl. Stir until evenly combined. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container.


Calories: 800kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 3gFat: 85gSaturated Fat: 13gPolyunsaturated Fat: 50gMonounsaturated Fat: 20gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 47mgSodium: 1870mgPotassium: 143mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 145IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 36mgIron: 1mg
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  1. 5 stars
    I’m going to save so much money now that I can make this at home! Haha my husband is obsessed. Thank you!

  2. 5 stars
    I didn’t know I loved McDonalds until I tried this sauce! But in all honesty, I could drink a jar of this stuff all by itself.

  3. 5 stars
    I didn’t know I loved McDonalds until I tried this sauce! But in all honesty, I could drink a jar of this stuff all by itself.

  4. 5 stars
    Yay, now I don’t have to go to grab my breakfast from Mcdonald’s. I can do it myself. Thanks for this recipe.

  5. 5 stars
    Kids can’t get enough of our breakfast because of this McDonalds breakfast sauce. It was so tangy and creamy, a perfect sauce for our favorite breakfast sandwich. Highly recommended!

  6. Totally wrong. There’s buttermilk powder and cheese powder listed in the ingredients on their site

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