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Big Mac Sauce Copycat Recipe

This Big Mac Sauce Recipe is a copycat of the popular burger from McDonald’s! Made from scratch with pantry ingredients, it’s even better than the original. Use it with burgers, chicken nuggets, fries, even salads! It’s the sauce that will take them to a new level of flavor.

Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Big Mac sauce copycat
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
chilling 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 126 kcal
Author Anna


  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons pickle relish I used dill
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion see note
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine mayo, relish, ketchup, mustard and vinegar. Mix well.
  2. Add minced onion and spices. Stir in well.
  3. Cover the bowl and chill the sauce for at least 1 hour.
  4. Serve as a burger or sandwich spread or dipping sauce.

Recipe Notes

  • This sauce should be stored in a container with a lid, in the fridge. It will last for up to 1 week.
  • For my preferred texture, I grate the onion on the large hole size of a box grater.
    If you prefer the sauce on the sweeter side, use sweet relish.
  • Please note, that the nutrition value can vary depending on what product you use. The information below is an estimate. Always use calorie counter you are familiar with.
Nutrition Facts
Big Mac Sauce Copycat Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 126 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 8g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 7mg2%
Sodium 259mg11%
Potassium 26mg1%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 84IU2%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 4mg0%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.