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Pistachio Coquito (Puerto Rican Pistachio Coconut Nog)

Can't get enough of the authentic Puerto Rican coquito? Why not spice it up a bit with this unique amazing twist of the traditional holiday drink! Pistachio makes the perfect combination with this delicious coconut nog!

Course Drinks
Cuisine Caribbean, Puerto Rican
Prep Time 25 minutes
Chilling Time 1 hour
Servings 6 People


  • 2 13.5 oz can coconut milk (leche de coco)
  • 1 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1.5 cup pistachio paste
  • 1 cup white rum more or less for taste
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ground cinnamon for garnish
  • green food color optional


  1. Start by mixing all ingredients into a blender. Blend ingredients until the mixture is well-combined. 

  2. Strain coquito into an airtight bottle and place inside a refrigerator to chill for a minimum of one hour. Shake the bottle before serving.

  3. Serve chilled in a lowball glass. Garnish top with ground cinnamon.