Soak dates for 4 hours or so in good water.
Grind cashews in food processor until coarsely chopped and chunky, but not like a coarse meal. Put in medium bowl.
Put dates, vanilla, nutmeg and salt in the processor and blend into a granular paste.
Add to cashews in bowl.
Using back of spoon, blend together.
Using spoon and fingers, take out and round pieces about the size of a large grape.