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Slow Cooker Cranberry Pork Recipe

Slow Cooker Cranberry Pork Recipe

You can put this roast in the slow cooker and then forget about it, knowing it will be moist and tender when you get home after a day of work or Christmas shopping. The fruity sauce complements the meat so well. -Joyce Turley Slaughters, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 6 hours YIELD:9-12 servings


  • 1 boneless rolled pork loin roast (3 to 4 pounds), halved
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 can (14 ounces) whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup cranberry juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • Salt to taste


  • 1. In a Dutch oven, brown roast in oil on all sides over medium-high heat. Transfer to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Combine the cranberry sauce, sugar, cranberry juice, mustard, pepper and cloves; pour over roast.
  • 2. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until the meat is tender. Remove roast and keep warm.
  • 3. In a saucepan, combine cornstarch, water and salt until smooth; stir in cooking juices. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve with roast. Yield: 9-12 servings.

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sunneedayz User ID: 1331524 221825
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2015

"This is delicious... so easy and so good!"

lorideshane User ID: 4647911 220336
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2015

"This is absolutely delicious! I added 2 chicken bouillon cubes to the mix and 1/4 tsp ground ginger as well. Used Stevia instead of sugar to cut back on the sugar content. Thickened the broth and served it over the pork and whole potatoes that I added to the crock pot. So good!"

jcraven51 User ID: 8085798 219095
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2015

"Very good. I used 1/4 c of sugar but followed everything else exactly."

Cathy Black User ID: 5766798 143619
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2014

"Excellent! Cut back a bit on the sugar and used OJ instead of cranberry! Yum!"

murrworm88 User ID: 1697209 137606
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2014

"I love this recipe! I have made it 3 times now. I use a 3-4 lb pork loin roast as that is what my grocer carries most often. HIGHLY recommend only using a scant 1/4 c. sugar- you will not miss it, I promise. When I made it this time around, I did not want to take the time to brown the roast so I skipped this step and the results were still fantastic. Definitely only 5-10 mins to prepare this. This is a go-to crock pot dish for me!"

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Reviewed Sep. 30, 2013


Rose87 User ID: 6972500 53206
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2013

"I made this recipe for the first time today. It was easy and tasted great. The cloves add a nice flavor. At first I was a little concerned about the sugar but it didn't end up tasting too sweet like I feared. I'd definitely make it again."

Deb Gunsch User ID: 5400477 130670
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2011

"My daughter loves making this recipe for us and it turns out perfect every time. Too easy! Makes it even better!"

Blarney1 User ID: 1971265 56104
Reviewed Sep. 22, 2010

"Excellant and very easy to make. When I'm having a large crowd, I cook a roast in the oven and I make this in the crockpot. No hassles with cooking two meats at the same time!!!"

mabrossman User ID: 4617261 53203
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2010

"This is a wonderful dish...and so easy. It takes 10 minutes or less to put together in the morning. The house smells heavenly when I come home after work. I server this to my sister and aunt who are excellent cooks. They loved it! Serve it to impress friends or family."

lllsews User ID: 2592041 50839
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2010

"I would cut the sugar way back on this next time. The meat was delicious but the sauce was way to sweet, tasted good just was to sweet. I made this for Christmas dinner."

mabrossman User ID: 4617261 103738
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2009

"I am new to crock pot cooking and found this recipie extremely easy to put together, I brownd my roast the night before and mixed the sugar and spices. All I had to do the next moring was pop everything in the crock pot and turn it on. The results were delicious and got rave reviews."

debgunsch User ID: 2478289 66269
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2008


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