It seems in may dreams to be the thing that gives a feeling or goodness or satisfaction, satisfaction in fact. It is, like the example, the extra something that makes it extra special and tasty.
Perhaps it could also be linked with worries about health issues, slimming or avoiding cholesterol.
Example: I weave the loaves together and cook it. It is beautiful. I cut it open. There are interwoven tunnels in the white, feathery, textured bread. I pour melted butter down the tunnels. I am impressed with my own cleverness. I decide to carry it to the General myself. I am wearing a long silk, white evening gown. I am older (late 40’s, early 50’s), but looking good.
Idioms: bread and butter; don’t know which side your bread is buttered on; butter fingers; butter up; butter wouldn’t melt in his mouth; shit fire and apple butter.
Useful Questions and Hints:
Do you avoid eating butter?
What did you feel about butter in the dream?
What part did butter play in the dream?