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Dr Pepper Pulled Pork

Dr. Pepper Slow Cooker Pulled Pork is so easy to make. With just a few minutes of prep and a couple of ingredients, you can have dinner in the Crock-Pot. The results are a delicious, flavorful, and tender pork butt that shreds perfectly for sandwiches. The addition of a simple Dr. Pepper infused BBQ sauce is one that everyone loves.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Dr Pepper Pulled Pork
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Servings 12 servings
Calories 236kcal
Author Jen



  • 3-4 lb Pork Butt
  • Pork Rub or your favorite seasonings
  • 12 oz Dr Pepper


  • 12 oz Dr Pepper
  • 1 1/2 cup Barbeque Sauce.


  • Trim off any thick caps of fat.
  • Season pork with your rub on all sides. (You can see my Pork Rub Recipe)
  • Place in slow cooker.
  • Pour in one can of Dr Pepper.
  • Cook on low 10-12 hours or on high 5-6 hours.
  • Pour other can of Dr Pepper to small saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 30 minutes until reduced to about 1/3 of original volume (about 4 oz).
  • Add reduced Dr Pepper to Barbeque sauce and set aside.
  • Transfer pork to platter.
  • Discard liquid.
  • Use 2 forks to shred pork.
  • Return pork to slow cooker.
  • Add sauce to pork and toss to coat.
  • Stir well and reduce temperature to warm for serving.


Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 451mg | Potassium: 467mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 80IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 2mg