Pineapple Skillet Cake

Ingredients 1/2 cup butter or margarine, divided 1 2/3 cups firmly packed brown sugar, divided 8 slices pineapple 8 maraschino cherries 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 2/3 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions Melt 1/4 cup of the butter in the skillet over low heat. Cover