A McDonald’s Egg McMuffin for 63¢? Yes, but there’s a catch

To have a good time the fiftieth anniversary of the Egg McMuffin, McDonald’s is promoting its well-known breakfast sandwich for 63 cents.

However the deal is offered solely this Thursday, via the McDonald’s app, throughout breakfast hours.

The Egg McMuffin was created in 1971 by Santa Barbara, California, proprietor and operator Herb Peterson, who was attempting to make Eggs Benedict, in keeping with the Chicago-based fast-food titan’s web site. The sammie was added to the nationwide menu in 1975. (Enjoyable reality: Peterson additionally invented the Teflon rings which might be used to mildew the cooked eggs.)


Sixty-three cents is the throwback worth.

“It’s been enjoyable to see all of the methods they’ve made it their very own—whether or not it’s including some warmth with salsa or sweetness with jam or combining it with the Sausage McMuffin, they’re at all times innovating,” McDonald’s senior director of name communications Molly McKenna mentioned in a written assertion. “I personally love so as to add a little warmth to my Egg McMuffin.”

The 310-calorie breakfast sandwich is an egg on a toasted English muffin with butter, lean Canadian bacon, and melted American cheese.