A SmartPoints guide to ordering at McDonald’s

Determining the point values of some popular menu items.

Byline: Sarah Munn

Fast food doesn’t get more classic than McDonald’s. If this eatery is one of your go-tos, this guide can help you determine the SmartPoints values of some of its common menu items. You can also search the WW App at any time to find more McDonald’s dishes and their SmartPoints values.

Though McDonald’s began as a burger joint, its menu has now expanded to include a wide range of dishes, from breakfast items to salads.

Many breakfast items at McDonald’s come in at less than 10 SmartPoints, such as the Egg McMuffin or the Breakfast Burrito, which are just 7 SmartPoints.

Breakfast

ItemSmartPoints on GreenSmartPoints on BlueSmartPoints on Purple
Egg McMuffin977
Bacon ‘N Egg McMuffin1088
Sausage ‘N Egg McMuffin141212
Hash Browns555
Breakfast Burrito977
Black coffee, any size000
Sugar, 1 packet111
Coffee Cream111
Iced Frappé, small191919
Vanilla Chai Tea Iced Frappé, snack size161616

Here’s a breakdown of some McDonald’s burgers, sandwiches and wraps. Chicken options tend to have lower SmartPoints than beef options, and wraps tend to be lower-point choices than sandwiches.

Burgers, Sandwiches and Wraps

ItemSmartPoints on GreenSmartPoints on BlueSmartPoints on Purple
Quarter Pounder BLT202020
Angus Classic Bacon and Cheese252525
Big Mac171717
Double Big Mac222222
BLT with Grilled Chicken161313
BLT with Crispy Chicken212121
Mediterranean Signature McWrap141414
Grilled Chicken Snack Wrap655
Sweet Chili Signature McWrap with Crispy Chicken161616
Tomato and Mozzarella with Crispy Chicken Sandwich191919
French Fries, small777
French Fries, medium111111
French Fries, large171717

McDonald’s offers a number of salad options in addition to its sandwiches and wraps. To keep your salad lower on SmartPoints, opt for grilled chicken instead of crispy chicken, and get your dressing on the side so you can choose how much you add.

ItemSmartPoints on GreenSmartPoints on BlueSmartPoints on Purple
Caesar Bacon Salad with Crispy Chicken161616
Harvest Salad with Grilled Chicken1199
Harvest Salad with Crispy Chicken181818
Southwest Salad with Grilled Chicken, no dressing744
Bacon Ranch Salad with Grilled Chicken, no dressing755
Side Salad, no dressing000