Copycat Cracker Barrel Cider Braised Pork Roast Recipe

This braised pork roast recipe is a hearty, homey dish to warm you up on a cold winter’s night. With the ease of a slow-cooker, you can set it to cook overnight and wake up to your home smelling like the joy of the holidays. Enjoy this pork roast with pecan and cranberry chutney.

Copycat Cracker Barrel Cider Braised Pork Roast Recipe

How To Make Copycat Cracker Barrel Cider Braised Pork Roast

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 hrs
Total: 10 hrs 10 mins


  • 1/2 tsp. sage, dried
  • 1/2 tsp. thyme, dried
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 3 lb. top loin pork roast, boneless
  • 1 onion
  • 4 apples
  • 1 tbsp. garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp. quick-cooking tapioca
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup apple cider


  1. Combine sage, thyme, pepper, and salt to create a dry rub.
  2. Trim the fat from the meat and rub in the spice mixture.
  3. Brown the meat in a large skillet and set aside.
  4. Roughly chop the onion and apples, then place them in a slow cooker with the garlic and tapioca.

  5. Put the meat on top. Slowly pour in the broth and cider.

  6. Put your slow-cooker on the low setting and cook for 8-10 hours. Serve.


  • Sugar: 16g
  • :
  • Calcium: 48mg
  • Calories: 417kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 30g
  • Cholesterol: 143mg
  • Fat: 10g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Potassium: 1068mg
  • Protein: 52g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 382mg
  • Vitamin A: 105IU
  • Vitamin C: 10mg
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