Nostalgic McDonald’s Menu Items That Are Likely Gone Forever


McDonald’s has tried many different new menu items over the years. Some work well and become fan favorites, and others are honestly just kind of gross. McDonald’s has offered some pretty strange menu items that you may have forgotten about it!

Of course, menu items come and go for various reasons. Some are just not popular enough. Others become too expensive to continue offering for the fast food chain. Either way, let’s take a walk down memory lane of some McDonald’s offerings you probably will never see again.



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McDLT styrofoam container / Facebook

The McDLT was a play on the BLT sandwich, but it stood for McDonald’s, lettuce, and tomato. It was introduced in 1984 and aimed to keep the burger part warm and the toppings cold. This was achieved by placing each part in a styrofoam box that had sections. However, by 1991 it was discontinued because of an environmentalist backlash of the styrofoam container.

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Mighty Wings

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Mighty wings / Facebook

There have been different chicken options over the years, but do you remember Mighty Wings? It was a box of five bone-in wings that lasted from 1990 to 2003. They came back briefly in 2013 but just weren’t that popular because of high prices. In addition, customers also thought they were too spicy.

Snack Wraps

mcdonalds snack wraps
Snack Wraps / Facebook

McDonald’s dabbled in wrap sandwiches over the years. These were popular in Europe, but never really made it big in America. Customers complained that it took too long for McDonald’s employees to make the wraps.


Chicken Selects

mcdonalds chicken selects
Chicken Selects and fries / Facebook

While these chicken tenders were extremely popular, McDonald’s just couldn’t keep up with the demand. They also tried a similar version called Buttermilk Crispy Tenders in 2017.

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