Slow Cooker Maple-Dijon Pulled Pork Melts

25 Minutes
Prep Time
4H 25 Minutes
Cook Time
Number of Servings

Slow Cooker Maple-Dijon Pulled Pork Melts

What you will need:

  • 1/3 cup Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons dried cherries
  • 1 boneless pork butt roast (about 2 pounds)
  • 3 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 2 (10-ounce) French baguettes, halved lengthwise, then cut crosswise into quarters
  • ½ cup peach preserves
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 package (7.6 ounces) Yancey’s Fancy® Smoked Gouda Cheese, shredded

What to do:

  1. In small bowl, whisk mustard, syrup, brown sugar, chili powder and garlic powder; stir in cherries. Makes about ¾ cup.
  2. In 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, add pork; top with thyme sprigs and pour mustard mixture over top. Cover and cook on high 4 hours or low 8 hours or until pork is very tender and falls apart; remove thyme sprigs.
  3. Preheat oven to 400°. Transfer pork to medium bowl; with 2 forks, shred pork. Pour any liquid remaining in slow cooker over pork; toss. Makes about 4 cups.
  4. Spread bottom halves of baguettes with preserves; top with pork mixture, onions, cheese and top halves of baguettes. Transfer sandwiches to rimmed baking pan; bake 7 minutes or until cheese melts. Makes 8 sandwiches.


Approximate nutritional values per serving (1 sandwich): 596 Calories, 23g Fat (11g Saturated), 98mg Cholesterol, 968mg Sodium, 62g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 26g Sugars, 32g Protein