Preheat oven to 350°F.
In a large bowl, beat eggs until foamy. Stir in sugar,
syrup, vanilla, butter and salt. Arrange pecan halves in
concentric circles in bottom of unbaked pie shell. Slowly
and carefully pour in egg mixture. Bake 45–50 minutes or
until knife inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool
before serving, with whipped cream or ice cream if desired.