Christmas Goose


1 (12 pound) goose
1 1/2 cups Pure Maple Syrup
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
8 cups stuffing mix


Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a roasting pan with aluminum foil and place goose in pan. In a bowl, combine lemon juice and maple syrup: mix well. Brush goose cavity with half the maple syrup mixture. Spoon stuffing loosely inside goose and tie closed. Brush goose with the remaining maple syrup mixture then cover and seal with aluminum foil. Bake goose fro 3 hours. Remove foil and bake for 15 minutes more, or until the internal temperature registers 190°F on a meat thermometer. Let stand for 20 minutes before carving. Makes 8 servings.