Preheat oven to 170°F (or put your oven on it’s lowest setting and adjust the cooking time).
Place the nuts in a bowl and cover with COOL water and soak for 1 hour.
Cover the dates with HOT water and soak for 30 minutes. After soaking, drain off the water and pit the dates.
Place the oats in a food processor and grind to a powder. Place in a separate large bowl.
Drain the water off the nuts, place on a towel to remove excess water. Place the nuts in a food processor with the dried cranberries and pulse until nuts are in small pieces.
Place the nuts in the bowl with the oats.
Place the dates, vanilla and honey in food processor and pulse until it makes a puree.
Place the date mixture with the oat mixture and thoroughly combine all the ingredients (mixture will be thick and sticky).
Place the date nut mixture on a silpat on a cookie sheet. Spread out using a spatula or even your hands.
Shape into a long rectangle about 1/2 inch thick and measuring about 10X13 inches. Make sure the rectangle is flat and even.
Bake for 4.5-5 hours or until the log is firm, but not hard (If the lowest setting on your oven is 200 degrees, cook for 4 hours).
Cool, cut into bars and wrap individually.