Set dates in a small bowl and cover with about ¼ cup or hot water. Let sit until softened.
Pulse the peanuts in the food processor, until chopped. Set aside.
Drain dates (save the date water) and pulse in the food processor until finely chopped.
Mix protein powder with date water then add to processor, along with the peanut butter and pulse to mix.
Add the peanuts and oats and pulse to mix again. You may have to switch to mixing by hand here.
Use a cookie scoop if you want to, to get perfect 1 ½ tablespoon portions, then roll them between your hands to get round balls. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or so and then serve.
*Nutritional information is an estimate and intended for informational purposes only, and not to be used as medical or dietary advice. Estimate is per serving and can vary with different peanut butter and protein powder brands.