A brief and delicious history of the Egg McMuffin ®
Here’s how our famous breakfast sandwich came to be.
It’s hard to imagine, but we didn’t always serve breakfast.
That all changed in 1970, when a few operators began to consider developing a breakfast menu for U.S. restaurants. Not long after, the Egg McMuffin burst onto the scene – and it’s been a popular staple for nearly 50 years.
Here’s everything else you need to know about the Egg McMuffin origin story: