Best Ever Boston Butt Roast in a Slow Cooker

Monday, November 1, 2010
This is the best ever Boston butt pork roast in a slow cooker.

The first time I made this, the smell of it cooking was overwhelming as it made my mouth water.

I love using a slow cooker, it makes everything moist, juicy and it's so easy to cook in!

Every kind of meat always is spot-on perfect, no worry about a tough piece of meat and dinner ruined.

The ingredients used in this really make the roast flavorful and compliments pork perfectly.

The best part is if there are any leftovers you can turn it into pulled pork using my Jack Daniels sauce recipe for sandwiches or use it to make fried rice for another meal!

Slow Cooker recipes are the best especially for everyone out there with a busy schedule.

Scroll down to the recipe card and check out this easy recipe!

this is a pork roast sliced with broccoli on a black plate

Take The Day Off From Cooking!

You can go to work and come home to the most perfect meal all in one pot that tastes like you cooked all day!

Or free up your day to do other things other than cook and enjoy the day!

I love the fact that that roast just makes the day so much easier, just set it and forget it!

this is a pork roast sliced with broccoli on a black plate

No Time To Fuss?

If you are a busy cook, messy cook, hate to cook, this is the recipe to wow your family, friends, and guests.

I ever use the disposable slow cooker bags, no mess!

I am the first one to tell you after working a long day I certainly don't wait to come home and stand over a hot stove.

Plus even when I am off, watching kids all day, who has time to fuss or want too!

This is the answer to stay at home moms, working woman and those who hate cooking and cleaning!

Simple, to do and gourmet tasting like you were cooking it all day long!

roasted pork on a black plate, this was slow cooked and very tender

Slow Cooking!

Slow cooking is the way to go, no matter what I decide to cook, I love it, easy peasy.

Pork can tend to be dry, especially if you fry it.

Slow cooking keeps in the juices and it just melts in your mouth.

When is the last time someone went nuts over your cooking?

Let this be another one of those hits in the house that's asked for time and time again.

I love the ease of using the slow cooker and now with easy cleanup and the modern-day cookers, they are a breeze in clean up for sure.

3 sliced of roasted pork on a plate sprinkled with parsley

Pork Roasts

There are plenty of pork roast recipes out there but this pork recipe will win everyone's heart.

A great dish you will keep on hand and make over and over again.

I personally think the apple brandy which is the secret ingredient makes the difference.

However, if you are opposed to using alcohol of any kind feel free to use water or even apple cider.

Secret Ingredient

The secret ingredients added to this recipe makes this the most tender, juicy pork roast ever. You will never make it any other way again!

The perfect pork roast I grew up on!

If you want easy recipes for dinner, you just hit the jackpot.

This slow-cooked pork roast is tender, juicy and ultimately makes its own gravy.

You don't really have to make side dishes if you add some vegetables to the pot.

this is a pork roast sliced with broccoli on a black plate

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Slow Cooker Cheesecake
Slow Cooker Pumpkin Puree (never boil it again!)

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Best Ever Boston Butt Roast in a Slow Cooker

Yield: 10
prep time: 10 Mcook time: 8 hourtotal time: 8 H & 10 M
This is a pork roast using a boston butt and fork-tender best-tasting pork in a slow cooker. The meat is juicy, tender and moist and great for using in sandwiches with any leftovers.


  • 4 lb Boston Butt up to
  • Seasoning Rub:
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp tarragon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ground thyme
  • 1/2 tsp marjoram
  • 1/2 tsp rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp whole basil
  • 1/2 cup applesauce regular or cinnamon flavored
  • 1/4 cup Apple Brandy (or more if using a larger roast add more Apple Brandy), or sub apple cider or water
  • Cooking Oil Spray


How to cook Best Ever Boston Butt Roast in a Slow Cooker

  1.  Cook 4 to 6 hour on high or low 8 hours.
  2. Spray the pork with cooking spray in your large slow cooker.
  3.  Sprinkle with herbs and spices on top and fatty sides.
  4.  Add the applesauce to the bottom with water or brandy. 
  5. This roast falls off the bone. Serve with mashed potatoes and lots of crusty bread Italian Bread!
  6.  Try some of Curt's sauces , on any leftovers, this makes a great pork sandwich!
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this is a pork roast sliced with broccoli on a black plate