How to use your Points at McDonald’s

Here’s what to order while still focusing on your goals.
Published April 13, 2021
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You probably have a favorite at McDonald’s—like the hot, crispy fries; the chicken nuggets that remind you of your childhood; or the simple, classic cheeseburger. With WeightWatchers®, they’re all on the menu. Whether you’re grabbing breakfast or need a fast dinner, here’s a guide to how many Points® you’ll use for the different items at McDonald’s.


  • Egg McMuffin 8 Points
  • Sausage burrito 9 Points
  • Hash browns 4 Points
  • Fruit and maple oatmeal 10 Points

Classic favorites

  • Hamburger 9 Points
  • Cheeseburger 11 Points
  • McDouble 14 Points
  • Chicken McNuggets (4 pieces) 5 Points

Sides and desserts

  • Fries (kids' size) 3 Points
  • Fries (small) 7 Points
  • Apple slices 0 Points
  • Kiddie cone 2 Points

Drinks and coffee

  • Unsweetened hot coffee 0 Points
  • Pumpkin spice latte with nonfat milk (small) 8 Points
  • Unsweetened iced tea 0 Points
  • Sweet tea (small) 5 Points
  • Iced coffee with sugar-free French vanilla syrup (small) 4 Points
  • Strawberry-banana smoothie (small) 9 Points