Some people use 1/2 dark and 1/2 light
unbaked 9" deep dish pie shell
See recipe for pie crust in Peanut Butter Pie post
In saucepan boil sugar and corn syrup together for 2 to 3 minutes; add butter and set aside to cool to luke warm.
In large bowl beat eggs lightly and very slowly pour the syrup mixture into the eggs, stirring constantly.
Stir in vanilla, and pecans and pour into crust. Pecans will float to the top.
Bake in a 350°F oven for about 45 to 60 minutes or until set.