Apricot Pulled Pork Sandwiches

  • Serves 12
  • Prep Time 15M
  • Cook Time 9H
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Sometimes a PB&J sandwich or two just won’t cut it and you need something a little more like what mom used to make. Introducing easy homemade Apricot Pulled Pork Sandwiches! Using a slow cooker makes this recipe a breeze to put together on a busy weeknight when dinner prep is just not an option. Home cooked, easy, and delicious—this is a win, win! Serve our Apricot Smoked Pulled Pork on a fresh toasted bun with a side of fresh coleslaw or grilled corn on the cob. It’s guaranteed to satisfy!


  • 1 Cup Crofter’s Organic Premium Apricot Fruit Spread

  • 4 Pounds Boneless Pork Top Loin Roast (Trimmed of Fat)

  • ½ Cup Dark Brown Sugar (Packed)

  • ¼ Cup Cider Vinegar

  • 2 Tbsp Worcestershire Sauce

  • ¼ Tbsp Red Pepper Flakes

  • 2 Medium Onions (Chopped)

  • ¼ Cup Cold Water

  • 2 Tbsp Cornstarch

  • 1 Tbsp Grated Fresh Ginger

  • 1 Tsp Salt & Pepper

  • 10-12 Sesame or Onion Buns (Toasted)

  • BBQ Sauce (To Taste)


  1. Combine onions, Crofter’s Organic Premium Apricot Fruit Spread, brown sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, and red pepper flakes in a small bowl.
  2. Place the pork roast in a slow cooker, cover it in the apricot mixture and cook on low for 8-9 hours.
  3. Transfer pork to a cutting board and let rest. Shred the pork.
  4. Let the cooking liquid rest for 5 minutes, then skim the fat off the top.
  5. In a small bowl blend cold water, cornstarch, ginger, and salt & pepper until smooth.
  6. Whisk cornstarch mixture into cooking liquid and cook uncovered on high for 15-30 minutes, or until thickened.
  7. Return the shredded pork to the slow cooker and mix well.
  8. Serve on toasted buns topped with your favorite BBQ sauce. Enjoy!