1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup light corn syrup
3 eggs, beaten
2 tablespoons rum
3/4 cup pecans, chopped
3/4 cups pecans, halved

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare pie shell.

Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in corn syrup, eggs, and rum, then chopped pecans. Pour filling into pie shell and top with pecan halves. Bake for 55 minutes or until the mixture is firm in the center. Cool before serving.