Chocolate-Pecan Pie Bars
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar, divided
1/4 tsp. salt
1-1/2 cups light corn syrup
2 pkg. (4 oz. each) Semi-Sweet Chocolate, divided (or chocolate chips)
4 eggs, beaten
1-1/2 tsp. vanilla
2-1/2 cups chopped Pecans
HEAT oven to 350ºF.
BEAT butter, flour, 1/2 cup sugar and salt with mixer until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press onto bottom of 15x10x1-inch pan sprayed with cooking spray. Bake 20 min. or until lightly browned.
MEANWHILE, microwave corn syrup and 6 oz. chocolate in large microwaveable bowl on HIGH 2-1/2 min. or until chocolate is almost melted, stirring after 1-1/2 min.; stir until completely melted. Add remaining sugar, eggs and vanilla; mix well. Stir in nuts.
POUR chocolate mixture over warm crust; spread to evenly cover crust. Bake 35 min. or until filling is firm around edges but still slightly soft in center. Cool completely.
MELT remaining chocolate as directed on package; drizzle over dessert. Let stand until chocolate is firm.