The teens say they were imitating a popular video on YouTube. They rapped their order, which begins with, "I need a double cheeseburger and hold the lettuce ..." once quickly before repeating it more slowly.
Spenser Dauwalder says employees at the restaurant in American Fork told him and his friends they were holding up the line and needed to order or leave.
Dauwalder says nobody was in line. The group left without buying anything.
The teens were later cited by police officers who tracked them to a high school volleyball match.
The Associated Press on Thursday left messages seeking comment with the American Fork police and Oak Brook, Ill.-based McDonald's.
Information from: KSL-TV, http://www.ksl.com/