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7 Classic McDonald's Breakfasts That Deserve a Comeback

The Fruit 'n Yogurt parfait was so underrated!

Whether you're on a road trip or in a hurry before work, sometimes McDonald's breakfast just hits the spot. The affordable coffee, the Egg McMuffins—they're not something you want every day, but it's fine as a once-in-a-while treat.

Not all of the Golden Arches' breakfast offerings have become as iconic as the McGriddles, though. Here, we're taking a look back at some discontinued McDonald's breakfast foods. People would love to see them back at the drive-thru again one day.

And for more, don't miss these 15 Classic American Desserts That Deserve a Comeback.

Cinnamon Melts

cinnamon rolls

All of the gooiness of the center of a cinnamon roll—right at McDonald's. Topped with cream cheese icing, these melts were the sweetest way to start your day, until McDonald's took them off the menu.

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Fruit 'n Yogurt Parfait

McDonald's parfait
Courtesy of McDonald's

The classic parfait disappeared from McDonald's during the coronavirus pandemic, and it's not clear if it's ever coming back. It's too bad because it was really tasty.


mcdonalds bacon egg cheese bagel
Courtesy of McDonald's

Forget McMuffins—being able to order a bagel at McDonald's was pretty epic. Unfortunately, they're no longer on the breakfast menu. And for more foods we miss, check out these 15 Beloved McDonald's Menu Items That Deserve a Comeback.

Fruit and Walnut Salad

apple slices in white apple shaped bowl

Candied walnuts and sliced apples are a crunchy, tasty way to start your day. This combo isn't at McDonald's anymore, but you can still enjoy it at home with almost no effort.

Eggs Benedict McMuffin

mcdonalds egg mcmuffin and breakfast burrito in wrappers

McDonald's attempt at a fancier version of the chain's breakfast sandwich goes to show that sometimes, you can't mess with a classic. The Eggs Benedict McMuffin featured Hollandaise sauce, but it's hard to make the original Egg McMuffin any more perfect.

And if you're not sure what to order, here's McDonald's Entire Breakfast Menu—Ranked For Nutrition!

Spanish Omelet Bagel

mcdonalds spanish omelette bagel

If McDonald's brings back bagels after the pandemic, there's one offering that won't be included: the Spanish omelet bagel. Fortunately, there are plenty of copycat recipes out there, and they look better than the McDonald's offering.

All-Day Breakfast

mcdonalds egg mcmuffin and hash brown on tray
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OK, this isn't a discontinued breakfast item. But another coronavirus casualty is the McDonald's all-day breakfast. It was nice while it lasted!

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Meghan De Maria
Meghan De Maria is a senior editor at Eat This, Not That!, specializing in food, product, and restaurant coverage. Read more about Meghan