Pecan Pie Bars

3 cups flour
1/2 (one-half) cup sugar
1 cup butter
1/2 (one-half) teaspoon salt
4 eggs
1 1/2 (one and one-half) cups light corn syrup
1 1/2 (one and one-half) cups sugar
3 tablespoons butter, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups chopped pecans

Beat flour, sugar, butter and salt until mixture resembles crumbs. Butter bottom and sides of 15x10-inch baking pan. Press mixture firmly into pan and bake in preheated oven at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Remove from oven. In a bowl, blend eggs, corn syrup, sugar, butter and vanilla. Stir in chopped pecans. Spread over hot crust. Bake 25 minutes more or until set. Cool and cut into bars. Yields 50 bars.