In dreams, these treats suggest small rewards. To dream that you are stealing biscuits or cookies signifies that you will let trivial problems and minor disputes annoy you. To dream that you are baking biscuits or cookies signifies feelings of optimism or an increase in productivity. A cookie cutter stands for repetitiveness and lack of original thought. A cookie jar connotes goals you are trying to reach, whilst crackers in dreams suggest small benefits or considerations.... The Element Encyclopedia
Eating butter in a dream means enjoying one’s earnings and using them for worthwhile projects, or it could mean profits from one’s business.
It is said that eating butter in a dream means visiting the holy land. Eating butter in a dream also represents good harvest, plenitude, prosperity, good deeds, or the ease with which one handles his daily work.
(Also see Cream; Ghee)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Vision: Fresh and delicious butter: everything is uin balance, ”Old, rancid butter: slander, intrigue, and hypocrisy. Eating butter means good health. Making your own butter: you want and need more love and tenderness in your life.
Depth Psychology: Sometimes, dreaming about butter is a sign of real worries, like: “will I have enough to eat even’ day?” The dream may also be a symbol of unacknowledged sexual needs. Or have you discovered the real reason why other people flatter you? See Cream.... Dreamers Dictionary
To see or taste butter in your dream suggests that you are looking to be gratified in some area of your life. It suggests the richness of simplicity and the unaffected perspectives that come with it. You need to indulge yourself in life’s simple pleasures. Bread and butter mean your livelihood, that which provides your basic needs, whilst butter and eggs represent optimism. Butterball portrays excess, an overblown or fattened aspect of yourself, whereas a butter churn denotes aspects that create life’s simple riches. Buttermilk refers to life’s spiritual rich rewards. Butternut points to receptivity to others and butterscotch flavor suggests something that has a rich flavor to it, rich as in emotional intelligence. Be aware too of the phrase ‘butter fingers’, which suggests that you have let something slip through your fingers and denotes a need to get a grasp on some important aspect of life. Margarine implies an effective substitute for the dreamer to use.... The Element Encyclopedia
(Moth; Silkworm) In a dream, a butterfly signifies ignorance, lack of experience with people, or inexperience with the proper protocol.
A butterfly in a dream also could signify love and sacrificing one’s life for others.
A butterfly in a dream also represents fire worshipers, fear, or a weak enemy who speaks big words.
If a farmer sees butterflies in his dream, it means hardships and lack of work, or consenting to evil by associating with evil companions, or befriending vile women.
A silkworm in a dream represents the best of people who spend in charity from their best and who curtail their evil, or it could represent children who live a short life in this world, or people who leave a sizeable estate for their posterity.
A silkworm, or a butterfly in a dream also could signify a short life, the nearend of one’s life, a miller, or it could represent a painter.
Some say that the butterfly represents the spirit or the essence of the individual: the soul. Butterflies are generally symbols of transformation because they go through a metamorphosis. They are beautiful, evasive, and, at times, inspiring. Your unconscious mind may be pointing out the most positive part of yourself or another.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Lack of fixed purpose, restlessness, inconstancy (Gypsy). It was the Greek symbol for the psyche or soul, and the Christians also employed it as a symbol of the resurrection; the significance of its bursting from its chrysalis into glory, was, however, lost during the middle ages, when men ceased to observe nature, and the shallow symbolism became established and continues to the present day; modern symbolism, sportiveness, living in pleasure.... The Fabric of Dream
A dream of a butterfly could be telling you to settle down and not to flit from person to person or it could have to do with social situations.
The bigger and more beautiful the butterfly, the more of an impression you will make on society, or at a special function that you must attend. Use the other symbols in your dream to get you on the right track.... Tryskelion Dream Interpretation
Personal growth, especially spiritual. In classical Greek and Roman philosophy, the butterfly’s transformation mirrored that of the ever evolving soul.
Esotericallv: Reincarnation, which may be literal or figurative.
If you see yourself emerging from the cocoon, this speaks of a new, beautiful beginning, and astounding positive changes.
The question of personal identity and uniqueness. In China, there is a story of the sage Hsuang Chou who dreamt of being a butterfly. During the dream, he had no awareness of Hsuang Chou, only the butterfly. WTien he awoke, this experience left him wondering. Was he really Hsuang Chou, or actually a butterfly dreaming of being Hsuang Chou?
In China, the butterflv also symbolizes a happy union, usually a marriage.
An excellent portent for any type of partnership, especially if the butterfly is formed out of jade (see Gems, Jewelry, Stones).
Missives from beyond: The Hopi Indians believe that butterflies carry the souls of the departed.
Swallowing a butterfly: In Ireland and ancient Greece, this signified pregnancy.
The ability to rebound and rejuvenate after a major setback.
If seen in its caterpillar form, it means you’re entering a stage of positive transformation.
If the creature is flying, you may soon receive news from friends afar.
For a young woman, this foretells happy love.... The Language of Dreams
Symbol: The butterfly is a symbol of the immortal soul that leaves the body at the moment of death. It also represents infidelity, and being fickle and inconsistent—particularly in love relationships. Acting badly, being vain, or unfaithful are also connected with the butterfly symbol and are sure to bring disappointment.
Vision: Catching a butterfly: while you are happy right now, it may be for only a short time. Seeing a butterfly: either your partner is unfaithful or a friend will become fickle.
Depth Psychology: The butterfly can be a sign that you are going through an inner change—like the caterpillar becoming a butterfly. Make sure that the change is positive, even if the beginning (the caterpillar) was ugly.... Dreamers Dictionary
A dream of a butterfly could be telling you to settle down and not to flit from person to person or it could have to do with social situations..
The bigger and more beautiful the butterfly, the more of an impression you will make on society, or at a special function that you must attend. Use the other symbols in your dream to get you on the right track.... Encyclopedia of Dreams
Dreams of a butterfly symbolize transformation, freedom, expansion, and full -expression. You are spreading your wings and flying to the heights of your creative expression. This dream is telling you to embrace all the cycles of your life and appreciate the present moment.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Psychological / emotional perspective: Psychologically, the butterfly indicates a lack of ability to settle down or to undertake a protracted task. In growing from a chrysalis, however, it has transmuted into a thing of beauty and simply is itself.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: On a practical level, the butterfly represents light-heartedness and freedom. As a symbol of conservation we are aware that our energy needs to be used in the best, most efficient way.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Rebirth in higher form; transmutation of energy. The beauty that comes from trusting the process of growth through all its ups and downs, emerging triumphant in new awareness.... The Dream Books Symbols
Although, among ancient cultures, it was the emblem of the soul and the unconscious attraction to the luminous, the butterfly is currently associated with lightness, fickleness, and imprudence. However, if you dream of the transformation of a caterpillar into a butterfly, it becomes a sign of metamorphosis, change, and regeneration. The meaning changes since this means you should trust your ability to the end, without allowing fear or despair to defeat you. In short, everything will eventually be solved. So, what at first seems negative may end up being positive. Other interpretations associate butterflies with romance, joy, freedom, and success. (See WORM, METAMORPHOSIS, and CATERPILLAR)
Chuang Chou, a Chinese thinker, raises an interesting philosophical question about a dream similar to this one. One night he dreamed he was a butterfly and the oneiric scene seemed so real that when he awoke he did not know if he was a man who had dreamed he was a butterfly or a butterfly dreaming he was a man. The Turks believe that the dead may return in the form of a butterfly and, therefore, are careful not to kill them.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
The medicine of the butterfly is resurrection and the capacity to undergo enormous change and transformation.
The caterpillar relates to the binds and heaviness of a previous consciousness, whereas the butterfly embodies the freedom possible when we surrender to the unknown factors that precipitate change. When the butterfly appears in your dreams, you may be being asked to trust the changes that are happening, for freedom is just around the corner.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Butterflies sometimes carry the same range of meanings as birds. However, because of the metamorphosis of caterpillars into butterflies, butterflies are potent symbols of transformation. They also represent beauty and pollination.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
To see a butterfly in your dream denotes creativity, romance, joy and spirituality. You may be undergoing a transformation or rebirth in your way of thinking. To see a beautiful colorful butterfly in your dream denotes the positive impression you hope to make at a future social gathering or in some aspect of your life. It may also indicate your love of freedom and a refusal to be tied down. For Jung, the butterfly was a symbol of the whole psyche—as it was for the Greeks, to whom the word ’psyche’ meant both butterfly and soul.
If you have recently been bereaved, you may have felt comforted by dream in which a butterfly flutters up into the sky; this may represent the soul of someone who has died, as the departing soul is traditionally said to assume the form of a butterfly. Your unconscious may have been signaling to you that your loved one’s spirit has been liberated. Remember, too, that a butterfly can represent your own soul and, if you are currently feeling overburdened in waking life, then this may be a wish-fulfillment dream.... The Element Encyclopedia
Drinking buttermilk, denotes sorrow will follow some worldly pleasure, and some imprudence will impair the general health of the dreamer.
To give it away, or feed it to pigs, is bad still.
To dream that you are drinking buttermilk made into oyster soup, denotes that you will be called on to do some very repulsive thing, and ill luck will confront you. There are quarrels brewing and friendships threatened.
If you awaken while you are drinking it, by discreet maneuvering you may effect a pleasant understanding of disagreements. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
Indulging in sweets. In general, the time for sweets is in childhood, but you are still enjoying sweets. Are you longing for your childhood? Do you wish to have the protection and care you had when you were a child? Is “sweetness” missing in your life? Maybe you should make more room in your life for security and childlike enjoyment? According to Freud, cookies with a smooth surface represent nakedness.
Folklore: Be careful in matters of love.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
Earing chocolate-chip cookies may suggest enjoying something or someone who is irresistible and chock-full of bits of love. These cookies appearing in a dream may also point to a pleasant or unpleasant childhood memory.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
To dream that you are eating, giving, receiving, or stealing cookies implies that you will allow your life to be disrupted by insignificant issues. Frivolous matters will consume your energy and time, and cause you unnecessary frustrations.
To dream that you are baking cookies indicates that you are in a positive frame of mind and possess much ambition and energy to accomplish your tasks. Your social standing may increase in importance or popularity.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Dreaming of sweet cookies suggests you give too much importance to frivolous and trivial matters: too much pleasure and little effort in life.
To bake cookies predicts a period of family disputes over trivial matters. It also predicts poor health. For a young woman, baking them signals that she is too worried about not finding the right partner. Eating them, however, suggests that bad times will soften with the support of family and friends. Taking them out from the oven invites the sleeper to have hopes.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
You may be seeking reward and an extra dose of sweetness in your life. Cookies connect us symbolically to maternalistic nurturance, even if you didn’t come from a home where Mom and cookies were synonymous. We think of these sweet treats as something we get to have after a job well done. This dream may mean that you are seeking such accolades. Cookies can also represent the insidious power of excess; have one and you’re fine, but before you know it, having one can turn into having many. As with anything that is good in moderation, the dream world may be pointing out ways in which you are overdoing it.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
Mrs. Butterworth’s pancake syrup, knowm for its rich, buttery flavor, may be poured in a dream to represent your self-worth. Butter churned from cream may symbolize the turning of nununng to gold. Thus, your life may be enriched through nurturing others.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Eating out of a jar of peanut butter in a dream may result in your words coming out all wrong, thus it may mean that you are having difficulty communicating effectively. Peanut butter may also represent the product of two people’s hard work, as peanuts come two to a shell. It may also indicate that you are working “for peanuts.“... Ariadne's Book of Dream
A dream about peanut butter indicates your sorry feelings over a past injustice that you did to someone. Either confess it or forget it - regret is tiring and does nobody any good.... My Dream Interpretation