• WordNet 3.6
    • n tartlet a small tart usually used as a canape
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tartlet A small tart.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tartlet A small tart.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Tartlet a small tart
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. tarte—L. torta, fem. of pa.p. of torquēre, twist.


In literature:

I would not have stolen for tartlets, I believe; but any one would steal for baker's bread.
"The Merry Men and Other Tales and Fables" by Robert Louis Stevenson
RAGUENEAU: How almond tartlets are made.
"Cyrano de Bergerac" by Edmond Rostand
Pies, and tarts, and tartlets of various kinds are too well liked, and the finest ladies in the land are skilful in making them.
"Far Off" by Favell Lee Mortimer
Roll out lightly and use for tartlets or one crust pie.
"The Story of Crisco" by Marion Harris Neil
Bake the little tartlets in a moderately hot oven until done; they will take from 15 to 20 minutes.
"The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book" by Thomas R. Allinson
Mix this well together, and fill the tartlet cases, made from puff paste, and bake them in the oven.
"Cassell's Vegetarian Cookery" by A. G. Payne
Some had even reached the jam-tartlet stage.
"For the Sake of the School" by Angela Brazil
"Godfrey Morgan" by Jules Verne
Many thanks for the prospect of another plum pudding; and jam tartlets of some sort, not made with plums, might be very good.
"Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie" by George Brenton Laurie
Line small cups or tartlet moulds, or anything that will make a good form for baskets, which have been very slightly oiled.
"Choice Cookery" by Catherine Owen

In news:

This delicious dessert is a large version of the individual tartlets served at Racines.
Ciao Italia Chocolate Hazelnut and Banana Tartlets PBS.
Making life a little sweeter, two bakeries have opened within the past week - one selling cupcakes on Cathedral Square, one selling Southern favorites such as caramel cake and sweet potato pie and tartlets in Mayfair Mall in Wauwatosa.
Macadamia and Butternut Squash Tartlets.
This recipe makes four 4-inch tartlets.
Chef Way Bruce Sherman uses a variety of toppings for his individual tartlets, including a spread of goat cheese and sun-dried tomato, smoked salmon cream, caramelized onions, sautéed squash and tomatoes.
Dance-pop tartlet Gina G. The 13th Original GLBT Expo Jacob K Javits Convention Center 655 West 34th Street 212-216-2000 originalglbtexpo.com Saturday at 11 am & Sunday at noon $12-$18.
Win the hearts of your Thanksgiving guests with these dainty, sophisticated, not-too-sweet tartlets topped with dollops of crème fraîche.
Sweet and Flaky Nectarine Tartlets.
Caviar and Potato Salad Tartlets.