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Special Sauce For Burgers – McDonalds Recipe Cracked

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Mixing the Special Sauce


Everybody can recite the recipe of McDonald’s Flagship burger the Big Mac.


But what about that “special sauce” recipe?

McDonalds Special sauce recipe

Even more special on a home made hamburger.

I don’t have any connections at the golden arches… but I did eat a BigMac today and then I  jumped on the internet to find the closest knock off I could find.

There are a bunch of options but this one seemed the closest.  After mixing up

a dozen different BBQ sauces this week this sauce stands out as something… well special.   It was a real treat on a homemade burger.

But after 12.50 in ingredients maybe I should have just gone to McDonalds.   Still, give this McDonalds Special Sauce Recipe Knockoff a try.

It rocks.

Special Sauce For Burgers – McDonalds Recipe Cracked

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 1 minute

Total Time: 6 minutes

Yield: Under one Cup

Serving Size: 1 or 2 Tablespoons

Special Sauce For Burgers – McDonalds Recipe Cracked

This Micky D's Knockoff nails the taste of the real thing.


  • 1/4 Cup Real Mayo
  • 1/4 Cup Miracle Whip
  • 3 Tablespoons Creamy French salad dressing
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Sweet Pickle Relish
  • 1 and 1/2 Tablespoon Dill Pickle Relish
  • 1 Teaspoon Whit Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Dried Minced Onion
  • 1 Teaspoon Distilled White Vinegar
  • 1 Teaspoon Ketchup
  • 1 Dash of Salt


  1. Combine all ingredients in a plastic microwave safe bowl and mix
  2. Microwave for 30 seconds
  3. Mix again
  4. Refrigerate until serving


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