Big Mac Sauce

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Big Mac Sauce is a huge component to that tasty famous fast food burger that we've all grown to love. With this recipe you can make this slightly sweet and tangy sauce at home.

Next time you are debating running out to that local fast food joint to grab a Big Mac think back to this recipe. There is no need to spend extra cash when you can make the same tasty burger at home including the secret sauce.

I don't know about you but I'm always looking for ways to save money on our food budget. I feel like food is the easiest budget line item that I can control, and the first thing to go is to always cut out spending on restaurant food. This recipe helps you fill that craving for a Big Mac without leaving the house.

Big Mac Sauce

This Big Mac Sauce recipe was inspired by my desire to have a tasty Big Mac from McDonalds, but I also wanted to not put on clothes and leave the house. So, I got into the kitchen and got creative and whipped up this delicious Copycat Big Mac Sauce.

This recipe is kid friendly, and easy to make on whim. No need to worry about expensive and fancy ingredients. All you need is items that you might already have on hand.


Want to make this tasty recipe? You only need 9 basic kitchen staples to help you make this recipe sauce recipe.

  • mayonnaise
  • pickles, minced
  • sugar
  • mustard
  • BBQ sauce
  • garlic powder
  • onion powder
  • paprika
  • salt


To make this tangy Big Mac Sauce recipe, you need to follow these two easy steps. Can you believe that you only have two steps to make this creamy sauce recipe? How simple is that?

Step 1: Combine all ingredients together in a small mixing bowl. 

Step 2: If time allows, refrigerate for 1 hour prior to serving.  


Don't have the ingredients on hand to make this Big Mac Sauce recipe? Here are some of my favorite swaps in a pinch.

Vegan: Use a vegan based mayo to make this recipe vegan friendly.

Relish: Ran out of pickles? That's a common problem in my house! Use dill relish in place of the chopped pickles.

Smoked Paprika: Do you only have smoked paprika on hand? You can use it in place of the paprika in this sauce recipe.


Are you looking for a way to personalize this recipe for your family? Here are a few of my favorite swaps for this Big Mac Sauce recipe.

Spicy: Do you want to try a spicy big mac sauce? Add in 1/4 teaspoon of red pepper flakes to your sauce for a spicy kick.

Sweetness: Want to make your Big Mac Sauce a little sweeter? Use a sweet BBQ sauce like my personal favorite Sweet Baby Ray's Honey BBQ Sauce.


Are you ready to make this homemade sauce recipe? You only need two kitchen tools to help you with this sauce.

  • Bowl
  • Spoon or Whisk
  • Squeeze bottle - optional for easy application.


Looking to make sure this sauce turn out perfect? Here are my favorite tips.

  • Use a squeeze bottle to apply your sauce to your wraps evenly.
  • Keep your Big Mac Sauce in the fridge
  • Allow your sauce to chill for at least one hour for best flavor.


Do you have questions about Big Mac Sauce? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

How should I store Big Mac Sauce?

Always store your big mac sauce in the fridge. You can store your sauce for up to one week in the fridge as long as you keep your sauce tightly sealed.

Can I freeze Big Mac Sauce?

No, unfortunately you cannot freeze your leftover sauce.

Ways to serve this sauce

Serve your sauce on my Big Mac Wraps, cheeseburger salad, burgers or use as a dipping sauce for chicken tenders or fries.

Check out my easy, delicious Big Mac Wraps!

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Are you looking for more Big Mac recipes? Here are some of my favorite recipes

Big Mac Sauce

Ready to make this delicious recipe? Print the recipe card below.

Yield: 6 servings

Big Mac Sauce

Big Mac Sauce

Big Mac Sauce is a huge component to that tasty famous fast food burger that we've all grown to love. Now you can make it at home!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tbsp pickles, minced
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • 1 tbsp BBQ sauce
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. Combine all ingredients together in a small mixing bowl. 
  2. If time allows, refrigerate for 1 hour prior to serving.  

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 142Total Fat 14gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 11gCholesterol 8mgSodium 406mgCarbohydrates 4gFiber 0gSugar 3gProtein 0g

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