maple-flavored or pancake syrup
butter or margarine
frozen deep-dish pie crust (9 inch), thawed
Bring syrup, sugar and butter to boil in medium saucepan on medium heat; simmer on medium-low heat 5 min., stirring occasionally. Cool slightly.
Heat oven to 375°F. Place nuts in pie crust. Whisk eggs and vanilla in medium bowl until blended. Gradually stir in syrup mixture; pour over nuts in crust.
Bake 35 to 40 min. or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool.