Slow Cooker Dr Pepper Pulled Pork Sliders

CB-sponsored-post-white-script-600Slow Cooker Dr Pepper Pulled Pork SlidersWe’re savoring every last bit of football season around here! As HUGE college football fans, we enjoyed the bowl games over the past few weeks and are looking forward to the championship game soon! So, I was thrilled to partner with Dr Pepper & #CollectiveBias on the #PassThePepper campaign, sharing some tasty Dr Pepper football party ideas like these slow cooker pulled pork sliders. Soooooo good! Slow Cooker Dr Pepper Pulled PorkThis recipe is SO easy – just a few simple ingredients that you throw in the crock pot, leaving you more time to prep for your watch party (or more time to watch the game)! We love doing homegating with family & friends whenever we can, so I have some fun football gear that I like to put out like our DIY football drink tub, DIY football utensils canister, DIY football field table cover, and of course fun football plates & cups! Football Party SuppliesI did my shopping at Fry’s (a Kroger grocery store) and obviously picked up some Dr Pepper (click the link for a coupon). They had the college football Dr Pepper TEN cans, so I of course had to pick up a pack of those –perfect in our football drink bucket for some homegating! I prefer to use the original Dr Pepper in the pulled pork recipe, so I grabbed a two-liter of that. DR PEPPERDr Pepper Football PartyNow, back to that tasty Dr Pepper pulled pork and those sliders! Don’t they look SO good?! Here’s the simple recipe:

Slow Cooker Dr Pepper Pulled Pork Sliders
 
This pulled pork is SO tender & tasty, cooking effortlessly in the slow cooker
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Recipe type: Main
Ingredients
  • 3-4 lbs. pork (pork butt or pork shoulder country-style ribs)
  • 12 oz Dr Pepper
  • 1 C BBQ sauce
  • a dash of garlic powder, pepper, & salt
Instructions
  1. Place pork in the slow cooker. Add other ingredients over top of the meat.
  2. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 4-5 hours.
  3. Remove from slow cooker & shred//"pull" pork (be careful to remove any bones if you're cut of meat is not boneless).
  4. Place pulled pork on small rolls or slider buns and serve warm.
Notes
The buns used in the photos are pretzel buns (delicious & perfect for football watching), but any small rolls/buns will work!

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Pretzel BunSlidersSuper tasty!

Will YOU be watching the College Football Championship Game? Who are you cheering for?

For more football ideas, be sure to check out our whole football category and/or this post with over 100 football party ideas (recipes & decor):

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