|Delineate your column information with tabs in your text file.|
A fast way to do this is with "Find and Replace...". Then type a space in the "find" field and a tab in the "replace with" field, then click on "Replace" or "Replace All" as appropriate.
Then put this in your batch file:
copy %1 %1.xls > nul
and issue this in a command window:
Use your own drive, path and filename.