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Crockpot Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork

This sweet and savory Crockpot Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork is so incredibly juicy, flavorful and fall-apart tender. If you're looking for the perfect stress-free meal, you've come to the right place. This recipe is ideal for an easy lunch or dinner option, or for those times when you are feeding a hungry crowd.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time7 hrs
Total Time7 hrs 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crockpot Dr. Pepper pulled pork
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 322kcal


  • Crock pot


  • 3 lbs. pork butt also called pork shoulder
  • 12 oz. Dr. Pepper soda not diet
  • 1 medium onion cut in quarters
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce


  • Place the chopped onion on the bottom of the crockpot. Put the pork butt on top.
  • In small mixing bowl combine paprika, garlic powder, garlic, brown sugar, salt and pepper.
  • Rub the pork with paprika mixture.
  • Pour the Dr. Pepper over the pork and cook on high 5 hours or on low 7-8 hours.
  • Remove pork and put on large plate. Drain the juices from the crockpot, saving them for later. Using two forks, shred the pork and place back in the crockpot.
  • Pour barbeque sauce on top of shredded pork with 1 cup of juice. Stir to cover shredded pork. (Add more juices or more BBQ sauce if it looks too dry for how you like your pulled pork.)
  • Leave in crockpot for 20 minutes to heat through.
  • Serve on rolls.


Serving: 1serving | Sodium: 1359mg | Calcium: 45mg | Vitamin C: 1mg | Vitamin A: 328IU | Sugar: 19g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 708mg | Cholesterol: 102mg | Calories: 322kcal | Trans Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Fat: 10g | Protein: 33g | Carbohydrates: 23g | Iron: 3mg