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The Best Fast Food Breakfast Deals in December

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Fast Food Breakfast Deals

The convenience and speed of fast food is tempting in the morning, but it can get pricey if you go often. You can find great breakfast deals if you shop around, but that takes some time. To save you the legwork, we've compiled the best deals at national chains to make your mornings more wallet-friendly.

Prices and availability are subject to change.

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McDonald's: $1 Coffee or Iced Coffee

Get your caffeine fix for cheap at McDonald's through the end of the year. Each day, you can get one hot or iced coffee in any size for just $1. It's also good for caramel and French vanilla flavored coffees if you need a sugar rush. To get it, just order through the app.

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Burger King: Free French Toast Sticks

Burger King: Free French Toast Sticks

Burger King has a sizable "Offers" section on its website and app, and it always includes breakfast deals. The best right now gets three french toast sticks for free with any purchase. If you've got two to feed, don't miss the Croissan'wich meal for two for just $6. Order online or through the app to get the deals.

Wendy's: $1 Biscuit Sandwiches
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Wendy's: $1 Biscuit Sandwiches

Biscuit sandwiches are on special at Wendy's for a limited time: either a sausage, egg, and cheese or bacon, egg, and cheese biscuit for just $1. You can get up to five per transaction, which can feed a whole family for just a few bucks. 

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Hardee's Breakfast Platter

Hardee's: $4 Breakfast Platter with Sausage

For sheer calories for the money, it's hard to beat Hardee's breakfast platter. For $4, you get a biscuit covered in gravy with sausage patty, two folded eggs, and hash rounds. (That's a whopping 1,150 calories.) If you prefer something more reasonable, grab a $2 sausage biscuit or $3 French toast dips. 


Taco John's: 2 for $6 Breakfast Burritos

Taco John's: $2 Junior Breakfast Burrito

Breakfast burrito lovers should run to Taco John's for $2 junior versions. They're made with scrambled eggs, nacho cheese, and chorizo or bacon in a flour tortilla. You can also get the chain's new cold brew iced coffee for just $2 in mocha and vanilla. 

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Del Taco: $1 Egg and Cheese Tacos

There are three new breakfast tacos at Del Taco, and all are a steal. The $1 egg and cheese taco comes with scrambled eggs, cheddar, and queso on a flour tortilla. You can get seasoned beef and hash browns or bacon and hash browns added for a little bit more money.

Krispy Kreme Glazed Donut
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Krispy Kreme: Free Doughnut

If you like doughnuts for breakfast, you'll love free breakfast from Krispy Kreme. Everyone who shows their COVID-19 vaccination card gets a free original glazed doughnut. You can get one each day if you like, and the deal goes through the end of 2021. That's a ton of free doughnuts. 

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Bojangles Bo-berry Biscuit

Bojangles': $1.29 Bo-Berry or Cinnamon Biscuits

While some Bojangles locations have recently been spotted with 2-for-$4 breakfast biscuit specials, all locations have sweet-biscuit specials all the time: a Bo-Berry biscuit, studded with fruit and covered with icing, or an iced cinnamon biscuit for just $1.29. If you prefer eating savory in the morning, grab a sausage biscuit for $2.

6/365 Panera Bread's Sweet Tea
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Panera: MyPanera+ Beverage Club

Panera just released an unlimited beverages deal: For $9 per month, you can get unlimited hot and iced coffee or hot tea, in any size or flavor. For $10 per month, you can add iced tea, soda, and lemonade. Both can be redeemed every two hours as often as you like throughout the month. If you're someone who stops to get a coffee multiple times per week, this is a great deal. 

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Taco Bell: $1 Cheesy Toasted Breakfast Burrito
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Taco Bell: $1 Cheesy Toasted Breakfast Burrito

Taco Bell made waves when it launched breakfast, and it's got some solid deals on the  menu. For just a dollar you can get a cheesy toasted breakfast burrito with sausage or potatoes. Upgrade to bacon and hash browns stuffed inside for a dollar more, or for $3 get a filling breakfast Crunchwrap.  

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