Donut Fries: McDonald's adding donut sticks to restaurant menus nationwide

Donut Sticks coming to McDonald’s breakfast menu next week	 	 	 			Donut Sticks

McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook spoke to Wall Street analysts earlier this year, and while optimistic about sales at breakfast, he added that the chain was losing traffic 'at a greater level than we want at breakfast'.

McDonald's is expanding its ever-growing breakfast menu to include one sweet new item.

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They're also sprinkled with cinnamon sugar for a crunchy outside and a soft, doughy inside.

On Monday, the fast-food chain confirmed news of the item, described as the "perfect complement to [the chain's] existing breakfast lineup", and announced that its Donut Sticks will indeed be available at participating restaurants across the nation starting February 20.

The chain tested them in select IL restaurants in 2018 to get the flawless texture.

"It was critical that we perfected them before we brought them to our customers nationwide", VanGosen wrote in her statement. After trying out different doughs and amount of cinnamon sugar, according to the release, the right recipe was found.

"We want to do better at breakfast", McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook told Business Insider in an article published in January.

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