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McDonald's Cheese Danish Nutrition Facts

McDonald's Cheese Danish Nutrition Facts

For a limited time, McDonald's is offering a Cheese Danish. This butter streusel pastry contains a sweet cream cheese filling and is topped with a drizzle of vanilla icing.

A McDonald's Cheese Danish contains 390 calories, 19 grams of fat and 47 grams of carbohydrates.

Keep reading to see the full nutrition facts and Weight Watchers points for a Cheese Danish from McDonald's.

McDonald's Cheese Danish Nutrition Facts

Updated: 12/15/2022
Serving Size 1 danish
Calories 390 See analysis
Calories From Fat 171
Amount Per Serving % Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 340mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 47g 16%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 24g  
Protein 6g 12%
Calcium   4%
Iron   8%

*All percent daily value figures are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Nutritional information source: McDonald's

Calorie analysis

There are 390 calories in a Cheese Danish from McDonald's. Most of those calories come from fat (45%) and carbohydrates (49%).

To burn the 390 calories in a Cheese Danish, you would have to run for 34 minutes or walk for 56 minutes.

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Does Not Contain*
tree nuts

Allergy Information: a McDonald's Cheese Danish contains egg, gluten, milk, soy and wheat. a McDonald's Cheese Danish does not contain fish, peanuts, shellfish or tree nuts.*

* Please keep in mind that most fast food restaurants cannot guarantee that any product is free of allergens as they use shared equipment for prepping foods.


A Cheese Danish from McDonald's contains the following ingredients:

Enriched Flour (wheat Flour, Malted Barley Flour, Niacin, Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Margarine (palm And Fractionated Palm Oil, Canola Oil, Water, Soybean Oil, Salt, Whey, Natural Flavor [contains Milk], Mono- And Diglycerides, Soy Lecithin, Vitamin A Palmitate Added, Beta Carotene [color]), Sugar, Cream Cheese Spread (pasteurized Cream, Skim Milk, Milkfat, Cheese Culture, Salt, Citric Acid, Guar Gum, Lactic Acid, Locust Bean Gum, Whey, Carob Bean Gum, Xanthan Gum), Icing (sugar, Water, Corn Syrup, Palm Oil, Mono- And Diglycerides, Polysorbate 60, Agar, Locust Bean Gum, Salt, Potassium Sorbate [preservative], Citric Acid), Water, Eggs, Yeast, Pastry Glaze (corn Syrup, Water, Sugar, Pectin, Citric Acid, Potassium Sorbate [preservative], Xanthan Gum, Sodium Citrate, Locust Bean Gum, Sodium Phosphate), Contains 2% Or Less: Vegetable Oil Shortening (palm Oil), Invert Sugar, Soybean Oil, Salt, Whey Solids, Nonfat Dry Milk, Sodium Caseinate (milk), Baking Powder (sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Baking Soda, Corn Starch, Monocalcium Phosphate), Milk Protein Concentrate, Lactose, Modified Corn Starch, Natural Flavor, Vanilla Bean Extractives, Monoglycerides, Preservatives (propionic Acid, Phosphoric Acid), Enzymes, Turmeric And Annatto Extract Color.

Weight Watchers points


There are 17 Weight Watchers Freestyle Points, 17 WW SmartPoints and 10 WW PointsPlus in a serving of Cheese Danish from McDonald's.

Weight Watchers points for
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