2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter, melted
16 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 large banana, sliced
20 ounces crushed pineapple, well drained
12 ounces Cool Whip
1/2 cup chopped nuts
4 ounces maraschino cherries, drained & halved
Combine the 1/2 cup sugar, graham cracker crumbs and melted butter. Press into a 9 x 13-inch pan. Bake crust at 350 F. for 15 minutes. Let cool.
Cream together cream cheese, and remaining sugar. Spread cream cheese mixture over graham cracker crust. Layer sliced bananas, drained pineapple, and cool whip in order. Sprinkle with chopped nuts then maraschino cherries. Cover and refrigerate for 6 hours or overnight.