1 pkg. German chocolate squares, broken into pieces
3 eggs, slightly beaten
1 1/4 cups pecan halves
2 Tbsp. butter or margarine
1/3 cup sugar
1 cup Karo syrup, light or dark
1 tsp. vanilla
1 9 inch unbaked pie shell


Heat oven to 350. Microwave chocolate and margarine in microwaveable bowl on high for 1-2 minutes or until margarine is melted, stirring halfway through melting time. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Stir in sugar, corn syrup, eggs and vanilla until well blended. Stir in pecan halves. Pour into unbaked pastry shell. Bake for 50 minutes, or until filling is firm 2 inches from edge. Cool on wire rack. Serve with whipped topping. Makes 8 servings.