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McDonalds Sweet Tea Copycat Recipe

You can recreate the McDonald's Sweet tea at home. 
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword McDonald's Recipes, Sweet Tea
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 258kcal
Author Stephanie Manley


  • 2 quarts of water, divided use
  • 3 family sized bags tea or 12 bags of tea
  • 2 cups of sugar


  • Boil 4 cups (1 quart) of water add tea bags and sugar. Stir to mix in the sugar. Reduce the temperature to simmer/low. Steep the tea for five minutes. Fill pitcher full of ice. Pour tea over ice. Add water to picture to fill the pitcher. Store tea in the refrigerator. You can use less sugar if desired.


Calories: 258kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Sugar: 66g | Iron: 0mg
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