OAK BROOK, ILL. – McDonald’s Corp. is adding a trio of Quarter Pounder with Cheese burgers to its core menu in June.
The Quarter Pounder Habanero Ranch contains white cheddar cheese, applewood-smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato and a habanero-ranch sauce. The Quarter Pounder Deluxe includes American cheese, tomato, lettuce, red onion, pickles, mayonnaise and mustard. The Quarter Pounder Bacon and Cheese has American cheese, applewood-smoked bacon, red onion, pickles, ketchup and mustard.
All Quarter Pounders, including the original, will feature a new bun with 8 grams of whole grains. McDonald’s also recently debuted the Egg White Delight, a yolkless version of the Egg McMuffin, on an English muffin with 8 grams of whole grains.The chain this month said it will discontinue Angus Third Pounders, its priciest burger at $4 to $5. The decision comes at a time when higher beef costs are crimping the quick-service industry.