Succulent Pork Roast

Succulent Pork Roast

JoyLee 7

"Bone in Pork roast with brown sugar and maraschino cherries. Garlic adds just the right twist. This comes out tender and juicy. Cooking in a oven bag its easy and quick to clean up. 'Pig out!' Hope you enjoy it."


3 h 10 m servings 620 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 620 kcal
  • 31%
  • Fat:
  • 40.8 g
  • 63%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.7g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 39.6 g
  • 79%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 154 mg
  • 51%
  • Sodium:
  • 53 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Rinse and pat dry the pork roast.
  2. Cut deep slits all over the roast with a sharp knife to different depths. Press pieces of garlic into the slits. In a small bowl, mix together the water, brown sugar, and the maraschino cherries with their juice. Place the roast in an oven bag, and pour the cherry mixture over. Seal the bag, and place in a roasting pan.
  3. Bake for 3 hours in the preheated oven, or until the internal temperature of the roast is at least 145 degrees F (63 degrees C). Remove from bag to a serving plate, and baste with the juices. Let stand for 15 minutes before carving and serving.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 32 Ratings


This recipe is WONDERFUL! We tried it with boneless pork roast and cooked it to 160. Since it was boneless, it took even less time than the posted receipe! We shared 20 pounds of the cooked meat...

I used these same ingredients and cooked a frozen roast in a slow cooker all day on "low" (minus the roasting bag). It was a hit with the whole family! Thank you. ...Pam

I utilized the basic idea of this recipe but instead of cherries..but used a large can of whole apricots with juice, mixed in brown sugar, honey, garlic pepper, minced garlic, and a few squirts ...

This was a very good roast. I tried it because i had a pork roast to use up. I'm not normally a big pork fan but this one was definitely good. If ever i have to make pork roast again, I know ...

This recipe was quite bland. I found the cherrys to be an interesting choice of ingedients, but was expecting a much more savory dish. The roast did come out very moist and tender, but did not h...

I just made this awhile ago. It is truly succulent as the name implies! The meat is so tender and juicy and the sauce from the cherries and meat is exquisite. It's not overly salty, which is goo...

Very good recipe, the entire family loves it. I have never used the oven bag but the roast still turns out perfect every time.

Love this recipe!! I had a 2 1/2 pund roast so cut the roasting time down to 1 1/2 hours and it was just right. I didn't have any cherries on hand so used Mandarin oranges and orange marmalade i...

This was my first attempt at a bone-in pork roast. It was so simple to prepare and my husband loved it. I only had a half a jar of cherries so I added a little extra water and I didn't have a ...