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The Calories in a McDonald's Egg Biscuit

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author image Jennifer Loucks
Jennifer Loucks has been writing since 1998. She previously worked as a technical writer for a software development company, creating software documentation, help documents and training curriculum. She now writes hobby-based articles on cooking, gardening, sewing and running. Loucks also trains for full marathons, half-marathons and shorter distance running. She holds a Bachelor of Science in animal science and business from University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
The Calories in a McDonald's Egg Biscuit
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McDonald’s has several breakfast sandwich options, including the Egg Biscuit. The plain Egg Biscuit sandwich has the fewest calories and least fat content of the biscuit-type sandwich options on McDonald’s menu. Adding cheese or sausage to the Egg Biscuit sandwich creates a dramatic increase in the calorie and fat content.

Serving Information

The McDonald’s Egg Biscuit is a biscuit sandwich with an egg patty. The sandwich weighs 7.1 oz. and is a single serving. The sandwich is available by itself or as a combo meal that includes a side item and beverage. The nutritional information listed is for the Egg Biscuit sandwich without side items.

Total Calories

One Egg Biscuit sandwich from McDonald’s has 300 total calories. This value represents 15 percent of the USDA recommended daily amount of calories for people following a 2,000-calorie diet.

Fat

One serving of a McDonald’s Egg Biscuit has 110 fat calories that contribute to the total calorie value. Each sandwich has 12 g total fat and 260 mg cholesterol. One sandwich contains 19 percent of the USDA recommended daily amount of fat for a 2,000-calorie diet. Saturated fat contributes 5 g to the total fat content. This sandwich contains no trans-fat.

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Carbohydrates

A McDonald’s Egg Biscuit has 30 g carbohydrates in each sandwich. This value represents 10 percent of the USDA recommended daily amount for those following a 2,000-calorie diet. Sugar contributes 3 g to the total carbohydrate value. The fiber value in one sandwich is 2 g.

Vitamins and Minerals

One McDonald’s Egg Biscuit sandwich has significant amounts of vitamin A, calcium and iron. The sandwich has 10 percent of the USDA recommended daily amount of vitamin A for those following a 2,000-calorie diet. Each sandwich also has 30 percent of the recommended daily amount of calcium and 20 percent of iron. A single Egg Biscuit sandwich is high in sodium, with 820 mg.

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