slow cooker Maple Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Maple Pulled Pork

This Slow Cooker Maple Pulled Pork has the perfect amount of sweetness and makes dinner time a piece of cake!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword crock pot, maple pork, pork, slow cooker, slow cooker pork
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 10 people
Calories 223kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes


  • 3-4 lb pork shoulder roast
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion onion sliced thinly
  • 2 tsp garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup optional
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch


  • Combine chili powder, smoked paprika, cumin and salt.  Rub into pork on both sides
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet and brown pork on all sides.  Place into slow cooker
  • Top pork with onion and garlic.
  • Mix together 1/2 cup maple syrup and apple cider vinegar. Pour over roast
  • Cook on low for 6-7 hours or high for 4-5 hours or until fall apart tender.
  • Remove meat and shred.  Strain  cooking liquid and put into a sauce pan. 
  • Add in cornstarch and stir to combine.  Heat over medium heat and stir until it bubbles and thickens.  Add in additional 1/4 cup maple syrup if desired for added sweetness.  Pour over shredded meat.


Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 55mg | Sodium: 303mg | Potassium: 355mg | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1.2mg