Yesterday, I visited the headquarters of Nestlé's Toll House Cookies in Solon, Ohio, and found out so much cool info about the history of chocolate chip cookies that I just had to share with you guys. I also got an insider tour of the company's incredible test kitchen and tasted tons of awesome chocolate treats, so stay tuned to the Epilog for a detailed report later today.

In the meantime, here are five things you should know about chocolate chip cookies.