Place asparagus in shallow baking dish that has been greased with some of the butter.
Dot asparagus with butter and sprinkle with pecans.
Season to taste and bake at 350 degrees about 10 minutes, just until heated through.
NOTE TO COOK: Cook asparagus at home, early in the day if desired, but do not refrigerate.
Carry to party in baking dish dotted with butter, sprinkled with pecans and seasoned.
Bake and serve