Difficulty: Medium - experience needed
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 cups flour
2 sticks butter or margarine
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups corn syrup
2 1/2 cups pecan halves
Spray 10 x 15 x 1-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Beat at medium speed the sugar, flour, salt and butter. beat until mix is fine crumbs. Press into pan. Bake at at 350 degrees F for 20 to 30 minutes or until brown. Prepare filling while waiting for this to bake.
Beat eggs, corn syrup, sugar, butter and vanilla until blended. Stir in pecans. Pour over hot crust. Bake 25 minutes or until filling is firm around the edges. Cool and cut into squares.