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3 egg whites
pinch salt
100g sugar
300-350g ground hazelnuts or ground almonds OR 250g ground almonds and 75g ground pistachios OR 200g dessicated coconut

Beat the egg whites and salt to stiff peaks. Add half the sugar and continue beating until the mixture is shiny. Add the remaining sguar and the nuts and fold in.

Drop teaspoon-fuls of the mixture onto a baking tray covered with baking paper and leave at least 5-6 hours to dry out a bit. Bake 8-10 minutes at 180 degrees.

Note: You can easily grind pistachio nuts in a mortar and pestle. Hazelnuts are much harder to grind, and hard to find ground, but ground almonds are easily found at the supermarket, although they're a bit expensive.

from "Das Neue Guetzli Buch", Betty Bossi.