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Slow Cooker Dr Pepper® Pulled Beef Sliders

Beef is slow cooked in a Dr Pepper® marinade and then shredded and cooked some more until it is melt in your mouth tender, spicy, and sweet. Pile into slider buns for the perfect slider sandwich for game day.
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 12 hours
Total Time 12 hours 5 minutes
Servings 12
Author Marye Audet


  • 3 pounds trimmed brisket or chuck roast
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste (about 1 1/2 teaspoon of salt for most people)
  • 1 12- ounce can Dr Pepper® (not diet)
  • 2 tablespoons cherry balsamic vinegar
  • 2 chipotle chiles
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 24 slider buns


  • Spray a slow cooker with cooking spray.
  • Mix the salt, pepper, and paprika and rub the brisket all over.
  • Add the meat to the slow cooker.
  • Add the remaining ingredients.
  • Cook on low for 6 hours.
  • Shred the meat with two forks and cook another 4 hours on low.
  • Spoon shredded meat in the slider buns to serve.