Pistachio Shot Recipe

Since I tried making the Blue Gatorade Shot, I thought, why not check out more quick shot recipes? This time, I went for a creamy one, the Pistachio Shot. The glass looks super yummy, not just great for a quick creamy shot but also goes well with lots of desserts, like tiramisu or brownies. This is my first time making a drink with pistachio. I’ve used it in a lot of desserts before, but putting it in a drink seems a bit weird, doesn’t it? But let me tell you, we’ve been missing out on a delicious ingredient for making drinks! I choose the best pistachios to make it taste amazing, and you should do the same! If you haven’t found any fresh and good pistachios to use, Get this Wonderful Pistachios In Shell from Amazon.

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What’s in a Pistachio Shot?

A Pistachio Shot is a tasty drink that’s super easy to make! It’s a creamy treat with the richness of pistachios. To make it, you mix the pistachio flavor into heavy cream, and add honey, sugar, vanilla, and a pinch of salt. Stir it well, put it in small cups, and let it chill in the fridge for a couple of hours. Before you enjoy, sprinkle crushed pistachios on top for the best perfection. It’s so delicious, especially if you love creamy and nutty flavors. Also perfect to pair with cakes and brownies. Try it out, and you’ll see how amazing it tastes!


  • 1 cup shelled pistachios
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • Crushed pistachios for garnish

Ingredients Notes

  1. Pistachios: Green nuts without shells, make our shots yummy!
  2. Heavy Cream: Thick, creamy liquid for a tasty texture.
  3. Honey: Sweet and sticky, add a special flavor.
  4. Powdered Sugar: Sweet like snow, extra yum!
  5. Vanilla Extract: Makes everything smell and taste amazing.
  6. Salt: A tiny bit makes flavors pop, like magic!
  7. Shot Glasses: Cute cups for our Pistachio Shots.
  8. Plastic Wrap: Keeps shots cozy and fresh in the fridge.
  9. Crushed Pistachios: Tiny bits for a crunchy surprise on top.

How to Make Pistachio Shot?

  1. First, make the creamy part by mixing the pistachio taste into heavy cream. Put the heavy cream in a pot on low heat until it’s almost boiling. Add the pistachios and let them soak in the cream for 20 minutes. Take out the pistachios, so now the cream has the yummy pistachio taste!
  2. Now, in a bowl, stir together the pistachio cream with honey, powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and a tiny bit of salt. Keep stirring until it’s all smooth.
  3. Pour this mixture into small cups or shot glasses. Put them in the fridge for at least two hours until they become nice and firm. This makes the Pistachio Shots taste even better!
  4. Before you eat, sprinkle some crushed pistachios on top. It makes them look cool and adds a yummy crunch. Now, your Pistachio Shots are ready to be enjoyed.


  • Freshly shelled pistachios give the best flavor. Search from your local store for the best.
  • When stirring the creamy mixture, make sure to mix it really well. This makes the Pistachio Shot super tasty.
  • Waiting for the Pistachio Shot to chill in the fridge might feel like a long time, but it’s worth it. Remember at least two hours.

Kitchen Equipment Needed

  • Saucepan
  • Whisk
  • Strainer
  • Mixing bowl
  • Shot glasses or small serving cups

What to eat with Pistachio Shot

Even though Pistachio Shot is a quick treat, you won’t regret it if you pair them with cakes and brownies. Pistachio and chocolate brownies are a great combination to have. Together, they make each other taste even better.

How to Store?

If you have some Pistachio Shot left, put the extras in the fridge. Cover the little cups with plastic wrap to keep them fresh. Enjoy it within 24 hours for the best taste!


Can I eat Pistachio Shots for breakfast?

Yes of course.

Can I add chocolate to Pistachio Shots?

Sure, you can try it! Sprinkle a little bit of chocolate on top and see if you like the extra flavor.

Can I make Pistachio Shots with different colors?

Hmm, Pistachio Shot are usually green because of the pistachios. But you can always make it fun by decorating it with colorful sprinkles.


If you want to try something different from your usual drink shots, My Pistachio Shot is a special recipe to try now, Share this recipe with your family and friends so they can enjoy the tasty fun too. And if you want more awesome recipes, subscribe to my blog. Thank you.

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