1 can (15-oz) fruit cocktail
1 can (8-oz) pineapple tidbits, drained, juice reserved
1 large or 2 small ripe but firm bananas, sliced
1 can (21-oz) cherry pie filling
Whipped cream for garnish
Toasted coconut for garnish, optional
Slivered almonds for garnish, optional
Divide the fruit cocktail into the dessert dishes.
Put banana slices into the drained pinepple juice (to keep fresh looking). Drain and place over the fruit cocktail.
Place the pineapple tidbits over the banana slices and top with the pie filling.
Before serving garnish with whipped cream and sprinkle with the coconut and almonds, if using.