Health benifits of daetes here http://www.hilalplaza.com/Advantages_Dates.html
Peanuts-1 cup dry roasted(lightly grinded)
Almonds-1 cup unsalted and cut into halves (dry roasted optional)
california dates (without seeds)-11/2 cup
1.If the dates are dried ,just keep it in the water (otherwise no need) for 15-30 min and then drain the water from dates and grind it into a fine paste using mixer/mortar and pestle.If the dates are fresh just mash with your hand and make paste.
3.If you feel they are wetty ,keep those balls for sometime in the refrigerator and remove it out and store it in a airtight container.