20 of the Highest Calorie Fast Food Items in America

20 of the Highest Calorie Fast Food Items in America

We all love to treat ourselves to some delicious fast food every now and then, but have you ever stopped to consider how many calories we're consuming when we eat them? If we're being honest, you might not want to know. While it's not a surprise that fast food is unhealthy, sometimes we're just blind to how unhealthy. So today, we're going to share with you 20 of some of the highest-calorie fast food items in all of America. What's on the list might shock you!

1. Five Guys Bacon Cheeseburger

Pack all of your calories into one meal with The Five Guys Bacon Cheeseburger which boasts a whopping 1,060 calories. Loaded with two beef patties, crispy bacon, and cheese, it's a classic burger with a heavy calorie count. We can't deny it sounds delicious though...

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2. Starbucks' White Chocolate Mocha Frappuccino (Venti)

Starbucks lovers, you may want to cover your ears. A venti-sized White Chocolate Mocha Frappuccino from Starbucks is an astonishing 520 calories. For just a drink! This delicious and creamy blend of white chocolate, coffee, and whipped cream is undeniably good, but also undeniably high in calories.

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3. KFC's 12-Piece Chicken Bucket

We all love fried chicken, but if we take a look at the calorie count, it might deter us from getting it so often. The beloved 12 piece bucket of KFC Original Recipe Chicken racks up about 2,400 calories. While it's meant to be shared of course (or not), this finger-licking good bucket is certainly a calorie-packed choice for chicken lovers.

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4. McDonald's Big Breakfast with Hotcakes

We all love a good breakfast but this fast food favourite has a shockingly high calorie count. McDonald's Big Breakfast with Hotcakes serves up an astonishing 1,350 calories. Imagine consuming most of your calories in a day in just one meal! Complete with fluffy hotcakes, scrambled eggs, a sausage patty, hashbrowns, and biscuits, this loaded breakfast will keep you full way past lunch.

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5. Burger King's Triple Whopper

Who knew the King loved such unhealthy foods?! The Tripler Whopper from Burger King, loaded with three beef patties, is an approximate 1,200 calories. If you add on cheese and bacon, we can only imagine what the calorie count might reach!

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6. Wendy's Dave's Triple

Clocking in at around 1,090 calories, this fast food burger is no joke. Wendy's Dave's Triple is a hefty option thanks to its three quarter-pound beef patties, cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion, and mayo spread. It's one massive meal wrapped into a bun.

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7. Taco Bell's Nachos Bell Grande

You'll be surprised to learn that Taco Bell's Nachos Bell Grande brings about 760 calories to the table. Probably considered more as a side, it's certainly a lot of calories for what it is! Loaded with beef, beans, cheese sauce, sour cream, and jalapenos, it's a calorie-dense option for anyone craving nachos.  

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8. Sonic's Peanut Butter Caramel Pie Shake (Large)

Maybe this is information better left unsaid, but Sonic's Peanut Butter Caramel Pie Shake is a dessert that will cost you 2,090 calories. It's more like a meal than a drink! Combining decadent peanut butter, caramel, and pie crust pieces, you shouldn't be surprised this sweet treat has some seriously high numbers.

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9. Hardee's Monster Thickburger

With a whopping 1,400 calories, the Hardee's Monster Thickburger is a behemoth. Packed with two 1/3 pound beef patties, four strips of bacon, three slices of American cheese, and mayonnaise, it's a calorie bomb that's as indulgent as it gets.

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10. Domino's ExtravaganZZa Feast Pizza (14 inch)

We can't forget about pizza when it comes to high calorie fast food items. At Domino's you can get a ExtravaganZZa Feast Pizza that will rake in approximately 3,600 calories for the whole thing. Topped with a variety of meats and veggies, it's certainly a caloric extravaganza you might want to share with others.

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11. Carl's Jr. 2/3 lb. Monster Thickburger

This one definitely falls on the list of the highest calorie fast food burgers out there. Coming in at 1,300 calories, we've got the Carl's Jr. 2/3 lb. Monster Thickburger. The name alone sounds terrifying! This beast of a burger features two 1/3 ln. beef patties, bacon, cheese, and mayonnaise, making it a towering caloric feast.

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12. Arby's Meat Mountain Sandwich

Arby's Meat Mountain Sandwich is a staggering 1,030 calories. Piled high with chicken tenders, roast turkey, ham, corned beef, brisket, Angus steak, roast beef, and bacon, it's a mountain of meats not for the faint of heart. But seriously, it's a lot to take in.

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13. Chipotle's Fully Loaded Carnitas Burrito

Everyone loves Chipotle, but did you know their menu items can be extremely high in calorie? A fully loaded Chipotle Carnitas Burrito can hit up to 1,500 calories. Stuffed with carnitas, rice, beans, cheese, sour cream, guacamole, and more, every bite is super calorie-dense.

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14. Jack in the Box Sirloin Cheeseburger

Jack in the Box's Sirloin Cheeseburger, with extra cheese and bacon, jumps in at about a whopping 1,010 calories. It combines a juicy sirloin beef patty with layers of cheese and bacon for a calorie-rich fast food treat. It's good but, maybe don't make it your regular order?

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15. Popeyes Loaded Chicken Wrap

While a wrap might sound a bit healthier, trust us, it's not. Popeyes' Loaded Chicken Wrap, when fully loaded with extra chicken and sauce, will reach around 850 calories. It's brimming with crispy chicken, a variety of sauces, and is wrapped in a cheddar tortilla. It definitely sounds delicious though.

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16. Dairy Queen's 6-Piece Honey BBQ Glazed Chicken Strip Basket

Prepare to be amazed - the 6-piece Honey BBQ Glazed Chicken Strip Basket from Dairy Queen is an incredibly high 1,500 calories. It includes honey BBQ glazed chicken strips, Texas toast, fries, and coleslaw; it's a sweet and savory calorie bomb. Why does it have to taste so good?

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17. Panera Bread's Bacon Turkey Bravo Sandwich (Full)

Panera Bread's full-sized Bacon Turkey Bravo Sandwich serves up approximately 1,090 calories. It's loaded with turkey, bacon, Gouda, lettuce, tomato, and signature sauce on Tomato Basil bread. Don't be fooled - sandwiches can be just as calorie-dense as burgers.

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18. Subway's Footlong Chicken Bacon Ranch Melt

Subway's Footlong Chicken Bacon Ranch Melt, with all the fixings, can reach about 1,220 calories. This hefty sub is filled with chicken, bacon, cheese, and ranch, making it a rich and calorie-laden choice.

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19. Dunkin' Donuts' Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Sandwich

Dunkin' Donuts' Sausage, Egg, and Cheese Sandwich on a croissant totals around 720 calories. It's a breakfast option that combines savory sausage, egg, and cheese in a buttery croissant. We can't really say we're surprised, but its definitely a lot to take in for breakfast.

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20. Little Caesars' Extramostbestest Stuffed Crust Pepperoni Pizza (Large)

Lastly, Little Caesars' Extramostbestest Stuffed Crust Pepperoni Pizza (Large) racks up an impressive 3,400 calories for the whole pizza. With extra cheese and pepperoni, and a cheese-stuffed crust, we can't imagine how much that adds to the calorie count. Maybe make this your "once in a while" pizza rather than your everyday order?

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