Arya's Snitched Tarts

152045 mins (prep 15)
12 ingredients
50 tarts
She filched one anyway, and ate it on her way out. It was stuffed with chopped nuts and fruit and cheese, the crust flaky and still warm from the oven. Eating Ser Amory's tart made Arya feel daring. Barefoot surefoot lightfoot, she sang under her breath. I am the ghost in Harrenhal. —A Clash of Kings Medieval Arya Tart These tarts take a while to make, but they are worth every minute. The pastries look like one could easily overindulge, but each small shortbread cookie is a commitment. The fruit syrup is heavy and chewy; our British readers may recognize this dessert as the medieval ancestor of the Jammie Dodger. Take Wyn, & putte in a potte, an clarifyd hony, an Saunderys, pepir, Safroun, Clowes, Maces, & Quybibys, & mynced Datys, Pynys and Roysonys of Corauns, & a lytil Vynegre, & sethe it on þe fyre; an sethe fygys in Wyne, & grynde hem, & draw hem þorw a straynoure, & caste þer-to, an lete hem boyle alle togederys...þan kytte hem y lyke lechyngys, an caste hem in fayre Oyle, and fry hem a lytil whyle; þanne take hem owt of þe panne, an caste in-to a vesselle with þe Syrippe, & so serue hem forth, þe bryndonys an þe Sirippe, in a dysshe; & let þe Sirippe be rennyng, & not to styf. —Two Fifteenth-Century Cookery-Books

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Serving Size (16.44 g)
Servings 50
Amount per Serving
Calories 41.52 Calories from Fat 0.09
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.01g 0.66%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.2%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 1.26mg 2.62%
Total Carbohydrate 10.99g 183.22%
Dietary Fiber 0.2 g 39.27%
Sugars 10.24 g %
Protein 0.14g 13.99%
Vitamin A 48.37IU% Vitamin C 0.23mg%
Calcium 2.72mg% Iron 0.17mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
sweet red wine, chopped dates, or, or, dried figs, crumbled, sweet dough, vegetable oil for frying