Hibiscus-Cranberry Sauce

Hibiscus-Cranberry Sauce
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  • 8Servings


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 hibiscus tea bags (such as Celestial Seasonings Red Zinger)
  • 2 star anise
  • 1 bag (12 oz.) fresh or frozen cranberries


In a medium pot, bring the sugar, tea bags, star anise and 1 cup water to a simmer over medium, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Remove from the heat and let steep 3 minutes. Discard the tea bags and add the cranberries. Bring to a simmer over medium and cook, stirring occasionally, until the cranberries burst and the sauce thickens, about 15 minutes. Let cool. Cover and chill up to 4 days. Discard the star anise before serving.