Break open a Batman PiƱata Cookie to find M&M Minis hiding inside. These fun cookies will make great party favors or desserts for your Batman themed party.
Batman Pinata Cookies
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
16 mins
Total Time
46 mins
Candy filled chocolate Batman cookies.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: batman cookies, pinata cookies
Servings: 6
Author: Beth Jackson Klosterboer
  • 10 tablespoons butter, softened slightly
  • 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1-2 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted
  • 4-5 tablespoons M&M Minis
  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine butter and sugar.
  2. Cream until light and fluffy.
  3. Mix in egg and vanilla.
  4. Combine flour, cocoa powder, salt, and baking powder in a mixing bowl.
  5. Pour into the butter mixture and mix just until incorporated.
  6. Scoop out the dough and flatten into a disc then wrap in plastic wrap or place in a zip top bag.
  7. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  8. Remove dough from refrigerator.
  9. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  10. Roll dough out between 1/8th and 1/4 inch thickness.
  11. Cut out 12 large Batman shaped cookies using a 4 inch cookie cutter.
  12. Remove excess dough and place cut-outs in the freezer for about 10 minutes until firm.
  13. Remove and peel off cut-outs then set them on parchment paper lined baking sheets and bake for 14-16 minutes until the edges are set and the tops no longer look wet and really shiny.
  14. Roll out the remaining dough to about 1/2 inch thickness.
  15. Cut out a few Batman shapes using the 4 inch cutter.
  16. Use the smaller 2 1/4 inch Batman cutter to cut a hole in the center of those cookies.
  17. Remove and re-roll the excess dough and continue until you have 6 cookies with holes in the center.
  18. Freeze the cut-outs for 10-15 minutes until firm before transferring them to a parchment paper lined baking sheet.
  19. Bake for 16-20 minutes.
  20. Allow the cookies to cool completely.
  21. Pour the melted chocolate into a disposable pastry bag or zip top bag then cut off one tip.
  22. Pipe a small amount of chocolate on the back side of a cookie with a hole in the middle.
  23. Set that cookie on top of a whole cookie.
  24. Pour candy into the center of the cookie.
  25. Pipe chocolate over the top edge of the cookie with the hole in it then immediately set a whole cookie on top.
  26. Repeat.
  27. Let the chocolate dry for 30 minutes before picking up the cookies.