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Roasted 'possum and Sweet Potatoes

1 Opossum (2 -2 1/2 lbs.)
Apple and raisin stuffing (use commercial stuffing mix with 1 c. apples and 1/2 c. raisins added)
1/4 To 1/3 c. flour
3 4 sweet potatoes
2 tb Brown sugar
2 c Stock
Butter (if opossum is lean)

Rub inside of dressed opossum with seasonings; fill with stuffing. Truss, season, and place on greased rack in shallow pan. If lean, brush with a little butter and cover with cloth dipped in melted butter, or cover loosely with aluminum foil. Roast, uncovered, in 325 degree oven for 1 1/2 to 2 hours, allowing 30-35 minutes per pound. Remove cloth the last half-hour and place parboiled sweet potatoes (peeled and halved) around opossum. Baste all several times with drippings in pan, dusting meat with flour and potatoes with brown sugar after each basting.

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