6 Most Calorie-Clogged Items at McDonald's You might want to think twice about that shake By Arden Dier, Newser Staff Posted Jun 15, 2016 10:42 AM CDT 29 comments Comments Forty McNuggets? Only 1,880 calories. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan) (Newser) – If you're eating at McDonald's, you probably aren't counting calories, but you might be surprised at which of the restaurant's menu items are most clogged with calories. Take the Double Quarter Pounder With Cheese, for example. It's one of the more substantial meals at McDonald's, per 24/7 Wall St., but at 780 calories, it doesn't even crack the top 10. Some of the heartiest options: 40 Chicken McNuggets: 1,880 calories Big Breakfast With Hotcakes: up to 1,310 calories with a large biscuit Premium Crispy Chicken Club Sandwich: 990 calories 20 Chicken McNuggets: 940 calories 16oz. McFlurry With M&M's: 930 calories Large Chocolate McCafe Shake: 850 calories Click for the full list or the surprising stats of a McDonald's salad.