Coconut Christmas Coquito

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Although not healthy by any means, it just wouldn’t be the holidays without some coquito.  In this recipe, we did manage to cut back a bit on the sweet and replaced by using fat free milk.  Here’s to saving a few calories this holiday season.

Serves 6.

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  • 1- 15 ounce cans cream of coconut
  • 1- 14 ounce cans condensed milk
  • 3 cups fat free milk
  • 6 ounces white rum (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon (plus more for sprinkling)
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
  • Dash  ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon coconut or vanilla extract
  • Sugar in the raw (optional)


  1. Mix all ingredients in a blender except sugar in the raw.
  2. Refrigerate for at least an hour or overnight before serving.
  3. Rim glasses with sugar in the raw.  Pour and serve cold.

Hint:  You may need to blend again.

Serves 6.

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Categories: Beverages, Christmas, Holidays

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