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McDonald’s: $1 off Real Fruit Smoothie Or Frappe

by Tara Kuczykowski on July 13, 2010 · 29 comments


McDonald's is now offering Real Fruit Smoothies. To celebrate the launch of this new product, McDonald's is offering a $1/1 McCafe Real Fruit Smoothie or Frappe!

Expires 8/15/10.

{ 29 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Cara July 13, 2010 at 11:00 pm

AWESOME!!! I LOOOOVE their frappes!

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2 sierra June 28, 2011 at 10:05 am

What are they

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3 Sara July 13, 2010 at 11:03 pm

Warning this Q is an ink guzzler prints Full page ad in color, pinks and purple including the background!!! OMG!!!

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4 Tracy July 14, 2010 at 6:41 am

Thanks for the heads up about the ink!

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5 Christy July 13, 2010 at 11:13 pm

Thanks for the warning, Sara!! I changed the color to Greyscale and made it 50% the original size.

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6 Becky July 13, 2010 at 11:36 pm

While I didn't print and use this coupon, we went through the drive-thru today. When they gave me my change back they handed out a business size card coupon for a free $1 menu item with purchase of one of these.

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7 Jenni @ Sweet Pennies from Heaven July 13, 2010 at 11:37 pm

OMGosh. The frappes are my one true "splurge". I usually do my major shopping on the weekends so my husband can keep our son at home (my getaway). Each week on my way home I stop and grab a Mocha Frappe and my eyes literally roll back in my head with each sip. YUM !!!

Once though, a few weeks back, their machine was messed up. I was broken hearted. I even drove to the next town to get one...rofl. AND they didn't even offer the frappes at their location. HOW RUDE!! Needless to say, I ended up driving home with a shriveled up, good for nothin' chocolate milkshake. Oh well...I made up for it the following week teehehee!

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8 rebecca July 14, 2010 at 12:47 am

I get those smoothies for my lil' one, 5yo, and she LOVES them so much! And, yes, I get the Frappes too, lol. Great q! TYVM! :D

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9 Kim July 14, 2010 at 7:58 am

Awesome Q!! They are heavenly!
P.S. Cheaper than D.D. and just as GOOD!

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10 ro July 14, 2010 at 8:57 am

I probably spent that printing out thew darn thing. A whole page,,, REALLY?

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11 Nicole July 14, 2010 at 9:49 am

I can't access the Q. I click on it and it take me to a blank page. Anybody else having this issue?

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12 Tara Kuczykowski July 14, 2010 at 10:11 am

I've heard that some people are having trouble printing in Firefox. It worked fine for me, but if you're having trouble, I'd recommend trying Internet Explorer or vice versa.

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13 mamacoups July 14, 2010 at 11:19 am

thanks for the heads up about the ink, i will not be printing it since its an ink guzzler.

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14 judy workman July 14, 2010 at 12:47 pm

It gave me a blank page and at the top it says promotion. I clicked on that and sat back and enjoyed the ride. Took a while, then since I read the above messages (thanks re: ink) I quickly changed to black and white.

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15 Em July 14, 2010 at 2:10 pm

Just set your printer to “fast draft” and “black ink only”. It’ll save much more ink this way.

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16 Mama Bear July 14, 2010 at 4:13 pm

I can't get it to work with Safari. :(

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17 melissa July 14, 2010 at 4:16 pm

coupon is not working for me, the page is just blank. anyone else have this problem?

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18 melissa July 14, 2010 at 4:17 pm

just saw previous posts. will try their ideas!

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19 melissa July 14, 2010 at 4:17 pm

just saw previous posts, will try their ideas

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20 Ann E. July 14, 2010 at 4:50 pm

How much are the fruit smoothies? I may print this one (in grayscale) for a treat for the kids.

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21 Josh July 14, 2010 at 5:21 pm

Why do they make coupons like this? Coupons are for people who want to save money by being frugal -- they're not for people who are wasteful and love to spend lots on ink. Stupid if you ask me.

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22 Joy July 15, 2010 at 4:02 pm

Thankfully I was printing it in black & white...but I took it to McD at lunch today and they didn't know how to use it. The cashier and the shift manager were both very nice about it but I ended up taking it back and getting a large tea instead. :-( They didn't seem to have a "button" for this coupon on their less than 2 months old, state of the art, touchscreen! The berry smoothie was $2.49 I think, so I didn't spend it.

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23 judy workman July 15, 2010 at 8:04 pm

Went to 2 McDonalds tonight just for a treat for myself. First, the machine was broken, second, refused to accept the coupon. I will try more McDonalds later in different directions. Hope no one else has the problem.
They are 2.79 I think

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24 Maria S. July 16, 2010 at 4:46 am

BIG "BOOOOOOO" to McDonalds for having the most ink-wasting coupon I have ever seen. OMG! It took what little color ink I had left and printed an entire page so full of ink that the paper was limp from the ink weight.
I could put it in the blender and make a smoothie as red as the red berry one they have pictured.

Thank you for the coupon post :)

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25 judy workman July 16, 2010 at 12:47 pm

Hey everyone what has been your experience in trying to use this coupon. I am going to try later today and see what results I get. This time I feel like going in to talk to the manager. It is there new product and their new endorsement that they should honor the coupon. I feel a fight coming on.

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26 TaTaBoo July 28, 2010 at 11:45 am

I am not finding the coupon. The link is going to McDonald's website. Click on Promotions, start a slide show. There is nothing regarding the coupon. Please help. Thanks

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27 john July 28, 2010 at 3:34 pm

at 650 calories each they should be dang tasty!

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28 rtj August 3, 2010 at 3:32 pm

they took it off, looks like

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29 Tin August 10, 2010 at 1:52 pm

The page is cannot be found, and I really need a McDonald's Real Fruit Smoothie or McCafe $1.00 coupon.

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