Reminds me a bit of cake pops, which are also held together by frosting.
From a box sold in Columbiaville, Michigan.
Date Marshmallow Balls
1 1/2 c. chopped dates
1 1/4 c. chopped nuts
2 c. miniature marshmallows
3 1/2 c. graham cracker crumbs
1 (6 1/2 oz.) package fluffy white frosting mix
Combine dates, 1 c. nuts, marshmallows and 2 1/2 c. cracker crumbs. Mix throughly. Prepare frosting. Add to date mixture and mix.
Combine 1/4 c. nuts and 1 c. cracker crumbs in small bowl. Form date mixture in 1 1/2″ balls. Roll in crumbs and nuts.
Store at least 12 hours to mellow. Makes 36.