How to Have a Fun Girls Night And Spicy Pecans

by Alli

This post, Fun Girls Night and Spicy Pecans, has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #PlayPauseRefresh #CollectiveBias

The girls are coming over to catch up on our favorite TV show, enjoy a few snacks and spend some quality time together. I’m in the midst of preparing everything for our fun girls night in. The guys have other plans and it’s just us girls tonight. Yippee!

Planning a Girls Night In? I'm sharing my favorite tips and tricks PLUS my famous Spicy Pecans.

Here’s How I Program a Fun Girls Night In

Let’s Get Comfy

Comfort is key when hosting a viewing party for a fun girls night out. Yoga pants, tees, and other casual wear will make the best-dressed list for this get-together. Add more than a few pillows and throws for a warm and inviting place to kick back and catch up on your favorite TV show.

Spicy Pecans and Girls Night In

My husband says I have way too many pillows on the sofa. I counter with the fact that you can never have too many pretty pillows.

Comfy Pillows - Girls Night In and Spicy Pecans

Someone is bound to get a few chill bumps while we’re watching the grand finale so I’m always prepared.

Spicy Pecans and Girls Night In

Stock Up on Everyone’s Favorite Beverages

When my girls come over, I make sure and have everyone’s favorite Coca-Cola beverage on hand. For me, it’s DASANI Water. Caitlin must have her SmartWater. Rebekah is all about that Diet Coke.

Spicy Pecans and Girls Night In

I keep all of our Coca-Cola beverages in an ice bucket on the coffee table. That way, everything is within arm’s reach so we can pause for a moment, but never miss the action. Plus, the ice keeps all the beverages well chilled.

Of course, during Girls Night In, we talk about as much as we watch the movie. That’s what the pause button is for. 

Spicy Pecans for Girls Night In


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Have Your Favorite Snacks on Hand For Your Fun Girls Night In

One of our favorite snacks for Girls Night is Spicy Pecans. I always have plenty of pecans in my freezer because I get them from my dad’s pecan orchard in Georgia. They’re the best in the world!

How To Make Spicy Pecans

Combine melted butter, seasoned salt, hot sauce, and Worcestershire Sauce.

Fun Girls Night In and Spicy Pecans Recipe

Pour over the pecans and stir until well combined. Spread the pecans in a single layer on a baking sheet.

Fun Girls Night In and How to Make Spicy Pecans

Bake for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.

Spicy Pecans and Girls Night In

Yield: 32 (1 oz.) servings

Spicy Pecans

Fun Girls Night In and How to Make Spicy Pecans

These spicy pecans are so good and are perfect for your next party.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


  • 2 Tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1-2 dashes hot sauce
  • 1 pound pecan halves
  • 3 Tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 300º F.
  2. Combine the butter, seasoned salt, hot sauce and Worcestershire Sauce.
  3. Pour over the pecans and stir until well combined.
  4. Spread pecans in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
  6. Cool before serving.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 106Total Fat 11gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 9gCholesterol 2mgSodium 46mgCarbohydrates 2gFiber 1gSugar 1gProtein 1g

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Don’t be surprised if the cliffhanger has you and your best girls staying up way past your bedtime discussing how you can’t believe they left you hanging.

Cliffhanger may leave you shocked!

How do you prepare for a fun girls night in? Be sure and visit Coca-Cola for more TV night inspiration.

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Robin rue May 17, 2017 - 6:56 am

Whenever I have my girlfriends over for movie night, good snacks are a MUST. I think they would be mad at me if I didn’t have any LOL.

Sarah Bailey May 17, 2017 - 7:42 am

What some great ideas for a girls night in, I have to admit I love your idea for spicy pecans as well I must try that!

Amber Myers May 17, 2017 - 8:36 am

This would be fun! I love spicy foods so I’d enjoy these nuts. And I always love my coke. Diet Coke is what helps keep me friendly.

Candy May 17, 2017 - 8:39 am

Bunch of us had a Gilmore girl night. So much good food and drinks. Wonder relaxed evening

Terri Beavers May 17, 2017 - 9:50 am

I tried making some similar pecans once but I burnt them lol. I can’t wait to try yours and hopefully I will be more attentive while I’m making them. I’d love to serve these on our movie night.

Betty May 17, 2017 - 12:44 pm

Haha how fun! Your house is beautiful! And who can resist a good bottle of coke!

Pam Wattenbarger May 17, 2017 - 2:19 pm

I love spicy pecans. I always get them from a local pecan farmer’s produce stand, but I should make my own.

Claudia Krusch May 17, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Those pecans look so delicious. I will have to enter this great Sweepstakes. I need to plan a girls night soon.

Tim B. May 17, 2017 - 9:35 pm

I miss pecans! Used to love eating butter pecan ice cream while watching a movie at home. Kids are allergic to them now though and can’t have any products with them in the house anymore 🙁 This spicy pecans recipe looks really good!

Angelic Sinova May 17, 2017 - 10:04 pm

Girls nights are the absolute best! Those Spicy Pecans sure do look yummy. I can’t wait to try them out for myself.

Maurene Cab May 17, 2017 - 10:18 pm

Back in my college years, we had a lot of fun girls’ night. I know tip no. 1 is really important.

Sandy N Vyjay May 17, 2017 - 11:22 pm

Reminds me of some amazing nights I had had with my friends back in university times. Movies, soft drinks and snacks have always been fun! Will surely try this recipe and have a movie night now with my husband.

Polarbelle May 18, 2017 - 2:14 am

It looks like you guys are having a lot of fun! I havent had a girls night in a couple years…I moved and left my girls, wah, but then they each all moved away too. On the hunt to meet some chicks here. whoa, that sounded wierd…on the hunt to make good friends in my new location.

My Teen Guide May 18, 2017 - 2:40 am

My best friends live far from me, so it is rare that I get this opportunity for a girls night in. However, I can still have something like this for family movie night. That would be fun too. I will also share this post with my cousin. She and her besties live only a few houses from each other so they can have a movie night in like this every week if they so desire.

Kita Bryant May 18, 2017 - 2:51 pm

I’ve never thought of spicy pecans before! Those sound delish!

Valerie Marsden-Gray May 19, 2017 - 8:52 pm

I love the look of your decor. The pillows look fantastic. I need to have a girls night in soon. Thanks for the inspiration.

Nikka Shae May 24, 2017 - 12:56 am

This wants me to throw a girls night in party this weekend! We would watch all girly movies and popcorn for sure!


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