Food & Nutrition

How to use your SmartPoints® at McDonald’s

Here’s what to order to stay in your Budget.

Ask around, and you’ll probably find that most people have a favorite menu item from McDonald’s. Maybe it’s their hot, crispy fries, the chicken nuggets that remind them of childhood, or the simple, classic cheeseburger. No matter where you are, chances are there’s a McDonald’s nearby—and at WW, McDonald’s is still on the menu. From breakfast to dinner, there are plenty of options on the McDonald’s menu that you can fit into your Budget. Use our guide next time you stop under the golden arches:


Sweet and savory breakfasts

  • Egg McMuffin, SmartPoints value: 9 (Green), 8 (Blue), 8 (Purple)
  • Sausage burrito, SmartPoints value: 9 (Green), 8 (Blue), 8 (Purple)
  • Hashbrowns, SmartPoints value: 5 (Green), 5 (Blue), 5 (Purple)
  • Fruit and maple oatmeal without brown sugar, SmartPoints value: 10 (Green), 10 (Blue), 5 (Purple)

Classic favorites

  • Hamburger, SmartPoints value: 8 (Green), 8 (Blue), 8 (Purple)
  • Cheeseburger, SmartPoints value: 10 (Green), 10 (Blue), 10 (Purple)
  • McDouble, SmartPoints value: 13 (Green), 13 (Blue), 13 (Purple)
  • 4-piece chicken McNuggets, SmartPoints value: 7 (Green), 7 (Blue), 7 (Purple)
  • McChicken, SmartPoints value: 11 (Green), 11 (Blue), 11 (Purple)

Sides and desserts

  • Fries (kids size), SmartPoints value: 3 (Green), 3 (Blue), 3 (Purple)
  • Fries (small), SmartPoints value: 7 (Green), 7 (Blue), 7 (Purple)
  • Apple slices, SmartPoints value: 0 (Green), 0 (Blue), 0 (Purple)
  • Kiddie cone, SmartPoints value: 2 (Green), 2 (Blue), 2 (Purple)

Delicious drinks and coffee*

  • Hot coffee, SmartPoints value: 0 (Green), 0 (Blue), 0 (Purple)
  • Pumpkin spice latte with nonfat milk, SmartPoints value: 10 (Green), 10 (Blue), 10 (Purple)
  • Iced tea, SmartPoints value: 0 (Green), 0 (Blue), 0 (Purple)
  • Sweet tea, SmartPoints value: 4 (Green), 4 (Blue), 4 (Purple)
  • Iced coffee with sugar-free French vanilla syrup, SmartPoints value: 3 (Green), 3 (Blue), 3 (Purple)
  • Strawberry banana smoothie, SmartPoints value: 10 (Green), 10 (Blue), 10 (Purple)

*SmartPoints values are based on small-size beverages