Bat Brownies! A Super Easy Dessert Recipe for Halloween!

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Halloween is just around the corner, and these Bat Brownies are a must for your party table! A yummy Halloween dessert that is super simple and quick to create using brownies, Oreos, and candy eyeballs! They are simply bat-tastic!

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Bat Brownies

The full ingredients list and instructions are found in the printable recipe card at the end of this post. I highly recommend reading the blog post all the way through so that you don’t miss any tips or substitution suggestions and ensure that you have all the ingredients and equipment required and understand the steps and timings involved.

We’re in the mood for some spooky, delicious Halloween treats! This recipe for Bat Brownies is so simple that you can even get the kiddos involved in making them!

All you are going to need is a tray of brownies (whether you make them from scratch, from a box mix, or ready-made, it’s your call!) plus some Oreo chocolate sandwich cookies, and some candy eyeballs to decorate with.





The bat’s wings are made from halved Oreos, and the eyes are “glued” in place with a frosting made with the Oreo créme and a little heavy cream.

Serve up a tray of these bat brownies for Halloween – everyone will go batty for them!

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Ingredients for Bat Brownies

Ingredients & Equipment Used In This Recipe

While most ingredients can be bought in grocery stores, for your convenience, any specialized or notable ingredients (and equipment) needed for this recipe have been listed below and linked to Amazon or other stores if available online.

It does not include staple ingredients such as oil, salt, sugar, etc., as you’re likely to have those in your kitchen. The complete list of ingredients with measurements is found in the recipe card.

  • DairyHeavy Cream (Double Cream)
  • Box of Brownie Mixand the ingredients to make them, or you could use your favorite brownie recipe, or buy a tray of brownies ready-made.
  • Oreo Cookiesreserve the créme inside
  • Candy Eyeballs

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Bat Brownies for Halloween!

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How Do I Make Bat Brownies?

Check out the printable recipe card below with full ingredients and instructions. Any demonstration photos do not print out to save your ink.

How to Make Batty Brownies

Batty Brownies

Yield: 16
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Halloween is just around the corner, and these Bat Brownies are a must for your party table!

Ingredients

  • Box of Brownie Mix - plus the ingredients to make them
  • 5 Oreo Chocolate Sandwich Cookies
  • ½ tsp heavy cream
  • Candy Eyeball Sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Prepare brownies as instructed. Bake and cool, but do not cut yet.

    Making Brownies

    Brownie Batter in Bowl

    Cooked Pan of Brownies
  2. While the brownies cool, carefully separate the two Oreo halves and scrape créme filling off with dull knife into small bowl. Then cut each Oreo in half to create two bat wings.

    Halving the Oreos
  3. Add the heavy cream to the Oreo créme and mix until you get a spreadable consistency.

    Batty Brownie Decorating Ingredients
  4. Cut brownies into 16 equal pieces, and cut two slits about halfway along the top to insert the Oreo bat wings. Use the image below for guidance. Carefully insert the Oreo halves at a slight angle to give the appearance of bat wings.

    Adding Oreo Bat Wings
  5. Dab a little of the créme mixture on the back of two eyeballs and place them in front of the bat wings to bring the bat brownies to life.

    Adding Candy Eyes
  6. Repeat with the remaining brownies. Enjoy and Happy Halloween!

    Completed Batty Brownies

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 48Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 44mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 0gSugar: 3gProtein: 1g

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