Skin possum, remove glands and end trails, Scrape and clean,

Scald in boiling water. Rub inside and out with salt and pepper. Set

in cool place and prepare stuffing.

1 cup chopped chestnuts

2 sliced sweet potatoes

1 cup apple sauce

1 cup boiling water

1 cup bread crumbs

1/2 cup lemon juice

Combine chestnuts, apple sauce and bread crumbs.

Stuff possum, cover with sweet potoato slices.

Put into roasting pan, pour water and lemon juice over possum.

Bake at 350 degrees till done, basting often with melted butter.