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McDonalds Auctions Off (Not So) Special Sauce For $23K



Ya’ll remember the McDonald’s Big Mac commercial jingle? I (barely) do since I was a young cheeks when those commercials were poppin’. It was the infamous, “two all beef patties, Special Sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun.” Which seems like a lot of ingredients when you say them all and it wouldn’t fit on a Vine so that jingle wouldn’t be poppin’ today. Just sayin’.

Anyway, McDonald’s is auctioning off that special sauce and as of this (Wednesday) morning, the leading bid is $23,100. The sauce will come in a limited edition 500ml squeeze-bottle and the proceeds will go to the Ronald McDonald House charity. Aw, shouts to the Ronald house, I can personally account for the fact that they do great work.

But, I gotta admit, I side-eyed the auction because ummmmm muh ruh… ain’t the special sauce just thousand island dressing? If there are other ingredients, they are as subtle as Waldo standing in the middle of a Kappa gathering.

I guess McDonald’s special sauce is a part of history so maybe it’s an artifact? Girl, I guess.

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  • MUJO

    I swear Oprah told us special sauce was Thousand Island Dressing back in the day…

    • Baemie St. Patrick

      and ketchup I believe.

  • I’m still trying to see if anyone’s going to guess what KFC’s 11 herbs and spices are. Any takers?

    • Tonja (aka Cheeks)

      11 regrets

      • LMAO! I take it you’re not a fan of KFC (Their grilled chicken I understand, but…)

        • Tonja (aka Cheeks)

          The original recipe is the bane of my existence. I can’t with soggy skin. lol… I know they have a crispier version now but first impressions, homie… lolol

          • Come on Cheeks! Give it a try- you’ll love it!!!

            *passes Cheekie a big bowl of KFC Crispy Chicken*

          • Imoteda

            KFC nigeria is the best KFC ever. I actually had a craving for KFC yesterday. My cousin looked at me crazy till she tried it. Now she’s sad she gotta go back to America cause of KFC lol

  • Baemie St. Patrick

    The Big Mick>>>>>>>>>>>Big Mac

    • But…they tore down McDowell’s for condos. :(

  • All about the marketing….

    • Tonja (aka Cheeks)

      I kinda love you for this pic

  • ChiChi

    “as subtle as Waldo standing in the middle of a Kappa gathering”

  • PunchDrunkLove

    I always thought it was Thousand Island, too

  • Lauron Thomas

    man, when I read stories like this, I just sigh and hope Sallie Mae doesn’t call me again for a few more weeks

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