23 Fast Food Items You’ll Never See Again In Your Life

But why did McDonald’s stop making pizza?!

We asked the BuzzFeed Community for the discontinued fast food items they miss most. Here are the nostalgic results.

1. Burger King’s Cini-Minis

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What were they? Delicious, gooey, baby-size cinnamon rolls.

Year introduced: 1998


2. McDonald’s Pizza



What was it? Cheesy, glorious pizza, damnit!

Year introduced: 1989

—Craig Walker, Facebook

3. Wendy’s Coffee Toffee Twisted Frosty


What was it? A classic Wendy’s Frosty with coffee and toffee flavoring, of course!

Year introduced: 2007


4. Sonic’s French Toaster Breakfast Sandwich


What were they? All the goodness of a breakfast sandwich — eggs, cheese, and sausage or bacon — but on two sweet slices of French toast. Sonic ended up releasing Toasters, which are the same thing on normal bread.

Year introduced: 2015


5. Burger King’s Cupcake Shake


What was it? A yellow cake–flavored milkshake with a dollop of whipped cream and colorful sprinkles on top.

Year introduced: 2009


6. Jack in the Box’s Macaroni Bites

Jack In The Box


What were they? Breaded, fried triangles filled with gooey macaroni and cheese.

Year introduced: 2008

—Melissa Ng, Facebook

7. Burger King’s Shake ‘Em Up Fries

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What were they? French fries that came with the cheese seasoning of your choice. You ~shook ‘em up~ to create a unique flavor.

Year introduced: 2002


8. Wendy’s Fresh Stuffed Pitas

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What were they? Basically a chicken Caesar or garden salad wrapped in a warm pita.

Year introduced: 1998

—Samantha Geen, Facebook

9. Taco Bell’s Dr Pepper Freeze

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What was it? A Dr Pepper slushie.

Year introduced: 2014


10. McDonald’s Mint Ogre-Load McFlurry

What was it? A promotional McFlurry for the release of Shrek: Forever After 3D with mint Aero chocolate mixed into the ice cream. Creative.

Year introduced: 2010

—Erin Michelle Morris, Facebook

11. Taco Bell’s Zesty Chicken Bowl

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Taco Bell


What was it? Seasoned rice, beans, and grilled chicken in a bowl. Like a taco, without the shell.

Year introduced: 2004


12. McDonald’s Arch Deluxe Burger


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What was it? A burger marketed for ~adults~, with a quarter pound of beef, circular bacon, a secret mustard, and other toppings on a potato sesame seed bun.

Year introduced: 1996

—Conor Barrett, Facebook

13. Wendy’s Frescata Sandwiches


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What were they? Wendy’s line of deli-style cold sandwiches, including Roasted Turkey & Swiss and Black Forest Ham & Swiss.

Year introduced: 2006

Anna Kopsky

14. Taco Bell’s XXL Chalupas

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What was it? A giant chalupa flatbread, red tortilla strips, salsa, nacho cheese sauce, sour cream, lettuce, seasoned ground beef, and Taco Bell’s three-cheese blend.

Year introduced: 2010

—Kelsey O’Keefe, Facebook

15. Burger King’s Funnel Cake Sticks

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What were they? Powdered-sugar funnel cakes in the shape of dipping sticks, with a side of vanilla icing.

Year introduced: 2010


16. McDonald’s Chicken Fajitas


What were they? Grilled chicken fajitas with onions, cheese, and a special picante sauce. Yum.

Year introduced: 1991

—Matt Cormier, Facebook

17. Taco Bell’s Spicy Chicken Burrito

Taco Bell

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What was it? A Big Bell Value Menu item stuffed with rice, creamy jalapeño sauce, spicy shredded chicken, and Fiesta Salsa on a soft tortilla. It was replaced by the Chicken Burrito. It was $1.29, and it was GIGANTIC.

Year introduced: 2003

—Brandy Lyon, Facebook

18. McDonald’s Fish McBites



What were they? Bite-sized versions of their Filet-O-Fish patty, released yearly during Lent.

Year introduced: 2013


19. Taco Bell’s Black Jack Taco

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What was it? A Halloween-themed taco with a black shell, three-cheese blend, beef, and Baja sauce.

Year introduced: 2009

—Steph Lane, Facebook

20. Burger King’s Crown-Shaped Nuggets

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What were they? Just normal BK nuggets, but in the shape of crowns. THEY TASTE BETTER IN A DIFFERENT SHAPE, OK?

Year introduced: 2006


21. Pizza Hut’s Taco Pizza

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What was it? A pizza topped with what you’d find on a classic, delicious taco.

Year introduced: 1979


22. McDonald’s McSalad Shakers


What were they? Salads that came in a cup with a lid. You’d pour the dressing in the top and shake the whole thing. It was kind of fun.

Year introduced: 2000


23. And of course, Taco Bell’s Brownie Sandwich

Taco Bell


What was it? Two chocolate brownies sandwiched around chocolate frosting.

Year introduced: 2013


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