10 memorable McDonald's discontinued menu items

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Ever try an Onion Nugget?
As we researched this week's cover story on Buffalo wings, we stumbled across all kinds of fun facts--including some fast-food products that were flash-in-the-pan ideas, or generally ill-advised. Perhaps some of these blasts from the past even made an appearance in your childhood. Here are the 10 most memorable Mickey D's discontinued menu items:

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Maharaja Mac
Since beef isn't popular in India, McDonald's introduced the Maharaja Mac--a Bic Mac made with mutton and a spicy sauce. It was discontinued, but the Chicken Maharaja Mac is still around.

This is Bill Wennington. We couldn't find a pic of his sandwich
Beef Wennington
Only offered during 1998 and 1999, the Beef Wennington was named after Chicago Bulls basketball player Bill Wennington. The burger had a single beef patty, cheese, onions, barbecue sauce, and a slice of Canadian bacon.

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Ray Kroc invented the Hulaburger for Catholics not allowed to eat meat on Fridays during Lent. Instead of a beef patty, the sandwich had a grilled pineapple. The Hulaburger was test-marketed in 1963.

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