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Crock Pot Pulled Pork Recipe featured by top US food blog, Practically Homemade

Crock Pot Pulled Pork Recipe

Pork Shoulder Roast covered in a special blend of spices and slow roasted in a crock pot to tender perfection.

Course Main Course
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 5 minutes
Servings 12


  • 7-8 pound pork shoulder roast
  • 1 cup apple juice

Everything Spice Rub

  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp paprika


  1. Cover pork roast with Everything Spice Rub and put into crock pot {fat side up} with 1 cup of apple juice.  Cook on high for 4 hours and then turn down to low for 2 hours {or cook on how for 8 hours}.  Remove from crock pot and pull pork apart, using 2 forks.  Serve over rolls or in recipe of choice.

Recipe Notes

  •  If you make a double batch of Everything Spice Rub, it is great to add additional rub to meat after it has been pulled.