Caramel Apple Trifle
3 tablespoons butter
4 cups chopped peeled tart apples
1 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon apple pie spice, divided
1 8 oz package cream cheese
1 12 1/4 oz caramel ice cream topping
1 12 oz Cool Whip®
2 loaves frozen pound cake
1. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in apples, walnuts, brown sugar and 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice. Cook and stir for 8-10 minutes or until apples are tender.
2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Blen in 1/2 cup caramel topping and remaining apple pie spice. Fold in 2 cups of Cool Whip.
3. in a 3 1/2 quart trifle bow or glass serving bowl, layer a thri of the cake cubes, cream cheese mixture and apple mixture. Repeat layers twice. Dollop with remaining Cool Whip and drizzle with remianing caramel topping.
4. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.