Quarter Pounder Deluxe Recipe (Mcdonald’s Copycat)

Quarter Pounder Deluxe Recipe (Mcdonald’s Copycat)

How To Make Quarter Pounder Deluxe (Mcdonald’s Copycat)

You can’t go wrong with this quarter pounder deluxe copycat! Buns, beef patty, and American cheese are stacked for a belly-filling McDonald’s classic.

Preparation: 18 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Rehydrate Time: 15 minutes
Total: 43 minutes



  • 1tbsponion,dehydrated, minced
  • 1⅓lbsground beef chuck
  • 4sesame seed hamburger buns
  • ½tspsalt
  • 8slicesAmerican cheese
  • 8sicesdill pickle
  • 2tbspketchup
  • 1tbspmustard


  1. Rehydrate the minced onion with ½ cup of warm water for 15 minutes. Drain off the excess water.

  2. Toast the buns in a cast iron or stainless steel skillet over medium heat for about 1 minute or until they brown. Set aside.

  3. Form the meat into 4 equal balls.

  4. Place each ball of meat between 2 sheets of waxed paper or plastic wrap and gently press the meat into disc shapes. Do not press too hard, the patties may fall apart.

  5. Cook the patties in the same skillet. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes on each side.

  6. Season the patties with salt before and after flipping them over in the skillet.

To Assemble:

  1. Place a bottom bun on a plate. Place 1 slice of American cheese on top. Place 1 burger patty on top.

  2. Place another slice of American cheese on top. Place 2 pickle slices, 1 teaspoon of rehydrated onions, ¾ teaspoon of mustard, and 3 teaspoons of ketchup on top.

  3. Cover the burger with the top bun. Repeat with remaining ingredients.

  4. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 465.94kcal
  • Fat: 19.31g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.85g
  • Trans Fat: 0.38g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.27g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.49g
  • Carbohydrates: 27.87g
  • Fiber: 1.25g
  • Sugar: 4.77g
  • Protein: 45.45g
  • Cholesterol: 122.13mg
  • Sodium: 968.57mg
  • Calcium: 313.34mg
  • Potassium: 819.60mg
  • Iron: 5.09mg
  • Vitamin A: 6.27µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.41mg
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