Crock Pot Pulled Pork with BBQ sauce on a bun
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5 from 12 votes


Crock Pot Pulled Pork uses a special rub and soda to make it come out super tender and flavorful! Delicious in sandwiches!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 hrs
Total Time10 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Crock Pot Pulled Pork
Servings: 6
Calories: 459kcal
Author: Brandie @ The Country Cook


  • 4-6 pounds pork shoulder roast (or boneless pork loin)
  • 1 can Coca Cola, Dr. Pepper, or root beer
  • 1 tbsp hickory liquid smoke
  • 1/4 cup store bought or homemade pork rub
  • 1 bottle your favorite BBQ sauce


  • Rinse the pork shoulder and pat dry.
  • Rub pork rub all over pork shoulder.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper and place in your slow cooker.
  • Pour in can of coke and liquid smoke all around the sides of the pork.
  • Cook on low setting for 8 to 10 hours, until the pork is very tender.
  • Remove the pork from the slow cooker and discard the remaining liquid.
  • Remove the bone and shred the pork using a couple of forks, removing any excess fat.
  • Place the shredded meat onto a hamburger bun and add the desired amount of sauce per sandwich.



Optional- you can place the meat back in the slow cooker along with the bottle of barbecue sauce and continue to cook for another 20-30 minutes until the pork is hot again. You can also leave your shredded pork in your slow cooker and leave it on the keep warm setting until ready to eat.
Pork Rub Recipe:
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon mustard powder
2 teaspoons salt
3 teaspoons brown sugar


Calories: 459kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 934mg | Potassium: 872mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 440IU | Vitamin C: 3.1mg | Calcium: 149mg | Iron: 6.2mg