1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
2. Combine brown sugar, eggs, corn syrup, molasses, vanilla extract, salt and lemon peel; blend well. Stir together oil and cornstarch in small bowl until dissolved. Pour oil mixture into sugar mixture; mix well. Stir in chopped pecans.
3. Pour pie filling into pie crust; set on baking sheet. Arrange pecan halves over filling.
4. Bake 30 minutes. Cover pie with foil and bake an additional 30 minutes. Cool pie completely before serving (about 4 hours); cut into 8 slices. Just before serving, garnish with whipped cream.